Doping in Sports

Let's Not Forget Justin Gatlin Is Human Like The Rest Of Us

Harbir Singh | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK Sport
Harbir Singh

His moment on the podium could have been the moment which made all of the challenges worthwhile. Instead, he will be remembered by most, as the two-time drug cheat, who beat bolt and was booed. Let's not forget, he's human like the rest of us, there are two sides to every story and we've moved on from being spectators at gladiator games in ancient Rome.

Paula Radcliffe's Blood Data Has Just Been Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Sport

Paula Radcliffe's historic blood test data has finally been revealed, just hours after the former British athlete claimed she wouldn't be pressured in...

In Defence of Drug Cheats

Damian Reilly | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Sport
Damian Reilly

Only by accepting the realities of doping, as we would any criminal other activity, will we eradicate it.

Is It Time to Forgive Lance Armstrong?

Ellis Cashmore | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Sport
Ellis Cashmore

The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) is forever chasing the so-called cheat, but without ever standing a realistic chance of beating them... Eventually, like it or not, we will come to realize that doping in sport can be managed but not defeated.

Armstrong Admits He Would Still Be Lying If His Cheating Wasn't Exposed

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong has admitted he would still be lying about his doping past if he wasn't so spectacularly exposed two years ago. Armstrong is servin...

Welsh Hurdler Williams Suspended Over Doping Violation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Sport

Rhys Williams, the Wales' 400 metres hurdles champion, has been provisionally suspended after being charged with an anti-doping violation. The 30-y...

Wiggins Moved Kids To New School Over Doping 'Bullying'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Sport

Sir Bradley Wiggins has revealed he had to move his children to a new school because of harassment following his Tour de France win and the Lance Arms...

Armstrong Meets Former Soigneur And Whistleblower Emma O'Reilly

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Sport

Lance Armstrong has come face-to-face with his former soigneur and doping whistleblower Emma O'Reilly 13 years after they last saw each other. O'Re...

Djokovic Launches Scathing Attack On Tennis' Anti-Doping Programme

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Sport

Novak Djokovic launched a scathing attack on tennis' anti-doping programme, claiming he no longer has any trust in the system. The Court of Arbitra...

Fifa Revokes Bulgarian Footballer's Doping Suspension Hours After It Was Imposed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Sport

A Bulgarian international's provisional suspension for failing a drugs has been revoked by Fifa just hours after world football's governing body impos...

Long Distance Italian Runner Used Fake Penis In Bid To Beat Doping Test

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Sport

Devis Licciardi, a long distance runner, will face a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday for allegedly using a fake penis to beat a doping test. Licc...

World Number 24 Čilić Banned After Positive Test

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Sport

Marin Čilić will miss next year's Australian Open after he tested positive for a banned stimulant, the International Tennis Federation has announced...

Gay Tested Positive For Banned Steroid

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Sport

Tyson Gay tested positive for a banned steroid, it has emerged. American sprinter Gay confirmed last month he had failed a doping test but the subs...

Málaga Coach Says Doping In Football Is 'OK'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Sport

Bernd Schuster, the Málaga coach, has said doping in football is acceptable to treat injured players. Schuster, who played for both Barcelona and ...

Investigation Reveals Systematic Doping In West German Sport

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Sport

A university investigation into doping in sport between 1950 and the present day has revealed the extent of alleged systematic doping in West Germany....

'I'm Fighting For My Life'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Sport

New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez acknowledged he was facing the "toughest fight" of his life after confirming he will appeal against his ban for v...

'Jail Time Would Be Fair For Dopers'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Bywater | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Sport

The women's world record holder in the marathon, Paula Radcliffe is one of British athletics' most decorated participants in the 21st century, boastin...

Armstrong Deserves Tour Victories, Says Ullrich

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Sport

Jan Ullrich believes Lance Armstrong should still be regarded as a seven-time Tour de France champion and that the results should not have been remove...

Jamaican Footballer Fails Doping Test

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Sport

The Jamaican Football Federation has confirmed one of its players failed a doping test following the World Cup qualifier against Honduras on June 11. ...

Armstrong Says US Government Overlooked Drug Allegations

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Sport

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has called for a US Government lawsuit against him to be dismissed. Armstrong, 41, is accused of defrauding the p...

Froome's Team Sky Data Handed To L'Équipe

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Sport

Team Sky have given key data on Chris Froome's performances to French sports newspaper L'Équipe in a bid to end speculation the leader of the 100th T...

Athletics' Darkest Day?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Sport

Athletics was today facing one of its darkest periods in recent history thanks to a devastating drug scandal. Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and S...

'Tennis Is A Very Clean Sport'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Sport

Rafael Nadal insists tennis is a "very clean sport" but has called on governing bodies to make doping tests transparent. The seven-time French Open...

Why Was Vijay Singh Cleared Of Doping?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Sport

The PGA Tour has cleared three-time major winner Vijay Singh of doping offences after the World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the deer antler spray the...

Eufemiano Fuentes Convicted Over Cyclist Doping

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Sport

Eufemiano Fuentes, the doctor at the centre of a high-profile doping storm, has been handed a one-year suspended sentence for endangering public healt...