Posts Tagged Doping

NBA players to be tested for HGH starting next season

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA players will be blood tested for human growth hormone beginning next season.

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CAS rules against Indian swimmer in 2010 doping case

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by Indian swimmer Amar Muralidharan over a 2010 positive doping test for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine.

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Yankees minor leaguer pitcher Wilking Rodriguez suspended

BALTIMORE (AP) — Yankees pitcher Wilking Rodriguez has been suspended for 80 games under baseball’s minor league drug program following a positive test for Furosemide.

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Brazilian Anderson Silva hopes to compete in 2016 Olympics

In this Oct. 14, 2012 file photo, Brazil's Anderson Silva, right, throws a punch at Stephan Bonnar of the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Silva will meet with Brazilian taekwondo officials in hopes of competing in next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Silva expressed his desire Monday, April 13, 2015, to represent Brazil in the Olympics. Local taekwondo officials said they like the idea of having the MMA fighter on the team. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva will meet with Brazilian taekwondo officials in hopes of competing in next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, despite facing a possible doping ban.

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Top South African sprinter banned 2 years for refusing test

A Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 photo from files showing South Africa's Simon Magakwe reacting after competing in a Men's 100m 2nd round heat at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin. Top South African sprinter and former African 100-meters champion Simon Magakwe has been banned for two years for refusing to undergo an out-of-competition doping test. Magakwe did not submit to a test when asked to do so by anti-doping officials at his South African training base on Dec. 22 last year, Athletics South Africa president Aleck Skhosana said on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Top South African sprinter and former African 100-meter champion Simon Magakwe has been banned two years for refusing to undergo an out-of-competition doping test.

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