Posts Tagged Doping

UCI announces 5th doping case linked to Astana

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Cycling Union has provisionally suspended Kazakh rider Artur Fedosseyev in the fifth doping case linked to the Astana team.

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Irish jockey banned 6 months for cocaine positive

LONDON (AP) — An Irish flat-racing jockey has been banned for six months after testing positive for traces of cocaine he says were contained in herbal tea that he bought to soothe a skin condition.

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Qatar pledges $1 million for anti-doping research

MONTREAL (AP) — Qatar has agreed to contribute $1 million to a global anti-doping research fund.

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China discloses earlier doping ban on Sun Yang

In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, star swimmer Sun Yang talks to the media as he arrives for Asian Games at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing positive for a banned stimulant, China's anti-doping agency disclosed Monday, Nov. 24. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Han Jong-chan, File)  KOREA OUT

BEIJING (AP) — Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban earlier this year, China’s anti-doping agency disclosed Monday, in a case that raised questions over why the positive test was kept quiet for so long.

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Russian swimmer tests positive for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — FINA says Russian swimmer Olga Kluchnikova tested positive for a banned diuretic at the Russian national championships in May and has been serving a doping ban.

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