Posts Tagged Doping

WADA chief heaps praise on Jamaica’s anti-doping efforts

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency says he is “hugely impressed” by Jamaica’s efforts to establish an effective drug-testing program on the island that is home to many of the top sprinters in athletics.

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Qatari middle-distance runner given two-year doping ban

MONACO (AP) — Qatari middle-distance runner Hamza Driouch has been suspended two years for a doping violation.

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Alex Rodriguez reports to Yankees following drug suspension

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez bats at the Yankees minor league facility before reporting for spring training baseball, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The official full squad workouts begin Feb. 26. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension.

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