Posts Tagged Doping

UCI lifts ban on medical adviser Mario Zorzoli

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The UCI has reinstated Mario Zorzoli as its medical adviser after being cleared of encouraging doping.

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Police: No drugs other than pot in RB Ahmad Bradshaw’s car

This Nov. 3, 2014, file photo shows Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. Ohio state police said Tuesday, March 24, 2015, that crime lab tests found no other illegal drugs in the vehicle that NFL football player Ahmad Bradshaw was driving when he was charged with a misdemeanor marijuana possession count. Troopers had sent other unidentified substances taken from the car for testing. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio state police said Tuesday that crime laboratory tests found no other illegal drugs in the vehicle a veteran professional football player was driving when he was charged with a misdemeanor marijuana possession count.

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WADA: Armstrong’s attempt at reduced ban ‘almost too late’

In this Feb. 28, 2011, file photo, Lance Armstrong is shown during a news conference at the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that cyclist Lance Armstrong talked last week with the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in hopes of potentially reducing his lifetime ban. Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the discussion was meant to remain private. The meeting was first reported by The New York Times.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Lance Armstrong has not done enough to get his life ban reduced and his latest bid for rehabilitation is coming too late, the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday.

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Russia turns over new leaf after doping scandals says coach

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has put years of doping scandals behind it and now has a clean team ahead of next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the country’s new head track and field coach said.

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Former Olympic swimming champion Park banned 18 months

In this Sept. 21, 2014 file photo, South Korea's Park Tae-hwan adjusts his goggles after competing a men's 200-meter freestyle swimming heat at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea has been banned 18 months for doping. Swimming governing body FINA says Park tested positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug test in September. The ban will begin retroactively the day of the positive test and expire March 2, 2016 — putting Park's participation in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in doubt. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former Olympic champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea was banned 18 months Monday for doping after testing positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug test, the latest in a series of high-profile doping cases in swimming.

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