Drugs in sport

Sports shorts: athletics chief Lamine Diack goes on trial
Lamine Diack
Daily Briefing

Sports shorts: athletics chief Lamine Diack goes on trial

Ten things from the world of sport on Monday 13 January
13 Jan 2020
Shane Sutton: Bradley Wiggins should ‘tell the truth’
Shane Sutton Bradley Wiggins Team Sky cycling
In Brief

Shane Sutton: Bradley Wiggins should ‘tell the truth’

Former Team Sky coach believes there should be a full explanation about the use of triamcinolone
7 Mar 2018
Bradley Wiggins: ‘I 100% did not cheat’
Bradley Wiggins DCMS doping report
In Brief

Bradley Wiggins: ‘I 100% did not cheat’

Former Team Sky cyclist gives emotional interview after DCMS report accusations
6 Mar 2018
Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins crossed ethical line
Bradley Wiggins Team Sky cycling DCMS report
In Depth

Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins crossed ethical line

In Depth: Cyclist denies the accusations and says the DCMS committee’s findings are ‘sad’
5 Mar 2018
Justin Gatlin: I am not using performance-enhancing drugs
Justin Gatlin 100m doping investigation Telegraph
In Brief

Justin Gatlin: I am not using performance-enhancing drugs

Newspaper claims 100m champion’s past test samples to be rerun
20 Dec 2017
Justin Gatlin team involved in new doping scandal
Justin Gatlin 100m coach agent doping allegations
In Brief

Justin Gatlin team involved in new doping scandal

Sprinter fires coach after allegations that performance-enhancing drugs were offered to undercover journalist
19 Dec 2017
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics
IOC chief Thomas Bach announces a ban on Russia competing in Pyeongchang
In Brief

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

Some Russian athletes may compete without national flag or anthem
6 Dec 2017

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Microchip athletes ‘like dogs’ to stop doping
Microchip athletes anti-doping
In Brief

Microchip athletes ‘like dogs’ to stop doping

World Olympians Association chief urges drastic measures to catch drug cheats
11 Oct 2017
Dan Evans gets one-year ban for positive cocaine test
Dan Evans
In Brief

Dan Evans gets one-year ban for positive cocaine test

British tennis star will return to action in April 2018
4 Oct 2017
Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine
Clonbrien Hero at the Irish Laurels
In Brief

Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine

Clonbrien Hero has been banned from racing until it is passed clear
15 Sep 2017
Fancy Bears hackers list of 150 footballers caught doping
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In Brief

Fancy Bears hackers list of 150 footballers caught doping

Leaked data also reveals that 25 players were given TUEs at the 2010 Fifa World Cup
22 Aug 2017
Gatlin ruins Bolt's farewell – where now for athletics?
Justin Gatlin, Usain Bolt
In Depth

Gatlin ruins Bolt's farewell – where now for athletics?

Boos rain down as 'Voldemort in spikes' gets the better of superhero Usain Bolt in his final race
7 Aug 2017
Usain Bolt urges vigilance over doping ahead of last race
Usain Bolt strikes a familiar pose at a press conference ahead of his final race
In Brief

Usain Bolt urges vigilance over doping ahead of last race

The sprint king says track and field will die if the battle against drugs cheats is not won
2 Aug 2017
Russia World Cup could be under threat over doping claims
Russia 2014 World Cup
In Depth

Russia World Cup could be under threat over doping claims

Fifa urged to act over allegations 2014 squad may have been guilty of drugs offences
26 Jun 2017
Sharapova to miss French Open, but row has lit up the sport
Maria Sharapova of Russia
In Review

Sharapova to miss French Open, but row has lit up the sport

WTA hits out as Roland Garros denies former champion a wildcard entry
17 May 2017
British athletes up in arms over plans to erase records
Paula Radcliffe 2003 marathon world record
In Depth

British athletes up in arms over plans to erase records

Steve Cram, Paula Radcliffe and Jonathan Edwards could lose their place in history under plan to wipe the slate clean
2 May 2017
Saido Berahino says drugs ban was down to spiked drink
Saido Berahino
In Depth

Saido Berahino says drugs ban was down to spiked drink

Stoke City striker explains why he failed a dope test earlier this season and how he grew to 'hate' West Brom
31 Mar 2017
Cycling crisis: Chris Froome fails to back Dave Brailsford
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In Brief

Cycling crisis: Chris Froome fails to back Dave Brailsford

Questions raised after Tour de France champion fails to join Team Sky's tweets of support for their under-fire boss
7 Mar 2017
Phelps 'never raced against international clean field'
Michael Phelps
In Brief

Phelps 'never raced against international clean field'

Olympic swimming hero calls on US to do more to improve anti-doping measures in sport
1 Mar 2017
Farah hits back after more claims against coach Salazar
Mo Farah
In Depth

Farah hits back after more claims against coach Salazar

British Olympic champion insists he's clean and attacks Sunday Times, but he should learn from Bradley Wiggins
27 Feb 2017
Armstrong could be ruined by $100m US government lawsuit
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In Brief

Armstrong could be ruined by $100m US government lawsuit

Disgraced cyclist loses bid to block legal action by Floyd Landis and his team's former sponsor, US Postal Service
14 Feb 2017
Lord Coe denies misleading MPs over Russian doping scandal
Lord Sebastian Coe
In Brief

Lord Coe denies misleading MPs over Russian doping scandal

Emails raise questions over when IAAF chief knew about allegations
31 Jan 2017
2016: The year the wheels came off British cycling
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In Depth

2016: The year the wheels came off British cycling

Questions remain after Sir Dave Brailsford appears in front of MPs to explain parcel sent to Sir Bradley Wiggins
22 Dec 2016
London 2012 'corrupted on unprecedented scale' by doping
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In Depth

London 2012 'corrupted on unprecedented scale' by doping

Second part of McLaren report provides 'incontrovertible' proof of Russia's state-sponsored conspiracy
9 Dec 2016
Maria Sharapova returns to action in Las Vegas
Maria Sharapova
In Depth

Maria Sharapova returns to action in Las Vegas

Tennis star takes part in charity event despite having six months of her reduced drugs ban still to serve
11 Oct 2016
Tyson Fury says suicidal thoughts drove him to cocaine
Tyson Fury
In Brief

Tyson Fury says suicidal thoughts drove him to cocaine

The boxer admits he took 'lots of cocaine' to cope with mental health problems and 'hatred for Travellers'
5 Oct 2016
Wada hacking scandal: What are therapeutic use exemptions?
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In Depth

Wada hacking scandal: What are therapeutic use exemptions?

Release of confidential medical records has raised questions about the legitimate use of banned substances
15 Sep 2016
Usain Bolt: A 'modern Muhammad Ali' who has saved athletics
Usain Bolt 2016 Olympic 100m final Rio
In Depth

Usain Bolt: A 'modern Muhammad Ali' who has saved athletics

Jamaican superstar has a mixture of talent and charisma that no-one else can rival in a sport that is in crisis
15 Aug 2016
Sun Yang: China vs Australia Olympic doping row gets nasty
Sun Yang of China and Mack Horton of Australia
In Brief

Sun Yang: China vs Australia Olympic doping row gets nasty

Chinese newspaper hits out at 'smug Aussie' Mack Horton after he calls swimmer Sun Yang a 'drugs cheat'
9 Aug 2016
Lizzie Armitstead cleared for Rio despite missed drug tests
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In Brief

Lizzie Armitstead cleared for Rio despite missed drug tests

Team GB cyclist missed three tests in 12 months, but has won an appeal against a two-year ban ahead of Olympics
2 Aug 2016
Mo Farah 'facilitator' arrested in doping raid in Spain
Mo Farah after finishing the London Marathon
In Brief

Mo Farah 'facilitator' arrested in doping raid in Spain

British Athletics plays down links between runner and Jama Aden, coach of female athlete of the year Genzebe Dibaba
21 Jun 2016
Drugs scandal: British doctor claims he doped 150 athletes
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In Brief

Drugs scandal: British doctor claims he doped 150 athletes

Premier League footballers and international sports stars caught up in allegations
4 Apr 2016
Sharapova deserves to be suspended, says Andy Murray
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In Brief

Sharapova deserves to be suspended, says Andy Murray

Britain's number one criticises use of performance-enhancing legal drugs and queries racket-maker's continued support for Russian
11 Mar 2016
Kenya faces Olympic ban as Wada 'loses patience' over doping
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In Depth

Kenya faces Olympic ban as Wada 'loses patience' over doping

African nation has two months to provide funding and show it is tackling problem or it will be declared non-compliant like Russia
12 Feb 2016