Sports / Doping

Spanish player banned for positive test

2013-11-12 11:26

Spanish doubles tennis player Nuria Llagostera Vives has been suspended for two years after testing positive for methamphetamine at a tournament.

Murray slams 'unprofessional' peers suspended for doping

2013-11-10 07:57

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray called Victor Troicki and Marin Cilic "unprofessional" on Friday, adding his voice to the growing debate about the sport's anti-doping rules.

Roger Federer wants more doping tests in tennis

2013-11-08 09:53

In the wake of Novak Djokovic's attack against tennis' anti-doping program, Roger Federer defended the system and asked for more doping tests on Thursday.

3 doping cases reported in China

2013-11-06 16:05

China's anti-doping authorities Wednesday announced three athletes had tested positive in the third quarter of the year.

Brazil to outsource World Cup anti-doping process

2013-09-24 09:04

Brazil has struck a deal with Swiss authorities to outsource part of the anti-doping program at next year's FIFA World Cup, local media reported on Sunday.

Doping ban served to Cilic

2013-09-18 07:50

Croatia's Marin Cilic has been handed a nine-month doping ban by the International Tennis Federation.

Cilic to make appeal for suspension

2013-09-17 16:53

Croatian tennis player Marin Cilic said on Monday he would make an appeal after International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to suspend him for nine months for a banned supplement.

Turks left looking for answers after fifth Games rejection

2013-09-08 07:18

Spaniards reacted with disbelief and disappointment on Saturday after Madrid was eliminated as a possible host of the 2020 summer Games in the opening round of voting by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Chinese track and field athletes take anti-doping exam

2013-09-06 14:39

China's track and field governing body organized an anti-doping exam for all its athletes here on Thursday, one day prior to the kick-off of the athletics competitions at the ongoing 12th National Games.

80-year-old weightlifter banned for doping

2013-08-31 21:16

Don Ramos, an 80-year-old weightlifter seeking a world record at the Pan American Masters Weightlifting Championships, has been banned for doping.

Li Na cleared of doping allegations

2013-08-29 01:05

China's tennis queen Li Na has once again found herself at the center of controversy after a recent New York Times profile caused misunderstanding that the 2011 French Open champion took banned substance at the advice of her former coach.

Li Na forced to take steroid pills? officials say no

2013-08-28 21:07

Officers of the Tennis Management Center of General Administration of Sport of China denied that Li Na was once forced to take steroid pills as an article in the New York Times stated.

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