Posts Tagged Doping

Gates, Richardson, McClain each get 4-game NFL suspensions

Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies.

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Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Landis to produce records

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong’s girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge has decided.

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Italian cyclist Appollonio tests positive for EPO

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Cycling Union says Italian rider Davide Appollonio has tested positive for the endurance-boosting hormone EPO.

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Britain’s anti-doping agency probes claims against Salazar

Alberto Salazar waits for the start of the men's 10,000 meters at the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s anti-doping agency says it is investigating claims that American long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar encouraged athletes at the Nike Oregon Project to skirt anti-doping rules.

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Jamaica anti-doping agency starts collecting blood samples

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean island that produces the world’s dominant sprinters.

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