Doping

In Defence of Drug Cheats

Damian Reilly | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Sport
Damian Reilly

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

Something to Believe In: Team Sky Wins the Tour de France for Britain

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Sport
Alex Ratcliffe

Not once. Not twice. But three times Team Sky have proved their mettle and the success of their training programme and scientific approach to clean cy...

The Tour de France, Lance Armstrong and the Beautiful Sport of Cycling

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Sport
Alex Ratcliffe

Tour de France 2014 Cambridge I am a less than amateur cyclist, but we are a cycling family and like thousands of others these days in Britain, we...

Mo Farah Responds To Doping Allegations

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Sport

Mo Farah has responded to allegations relating to how he missed two drug tests in the run up to the London 2012 Olympics... (function(d, s, id) { ...

Here's Why I Won't Be Watching Justin Gatlin Run 9.74

Gordon Bryan | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Sport
Gordon Bryan

So no, I didn't see Gatlin. I wouldn't want to see him, and not only will I not be watching if I get the chance, I'll be going out of my way to *not* watch him. Gatlin versus Bolt showdown? No thanks.

Usain Bolt: The Movie - Will It Have a Happy Ending?

Andy Shepherd | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Sport
Andy Shepherd

This week an Usain Bolt film has been announced, made by the men behind Class Of '92, Ben and Gabe Turner at Fulwell 73. The film will follow Usain as he heads towards the Rio Olympics next year and his retirement season in 2017. The story line above could well be what we see played out in this movie.

Should Nike Be Sponsoring Drug Cheat Justin Gatlin?

Andy Shepherd | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Sport
Andy Shepherd

It's not the place of a sports company to inflict a ban on an athlete. That's down to the governing body of the sport. If the IAAF have cleared Gatlin to compete then he should have the same opportunities as anyone else who is on that start line.

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.

10 Truly Inspirational Lance Armstrong Quotes From His Latest Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy

He was right - it wasn't about the bike. And Lance Armstrong just continues to inspire and motivate, most recently in his interview with BBC sports ed...

Sanctimonious Outrage Over Armstrong Doping is Idiotic: Most of us Would Have Done the Same

Damian Reilly | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Sport
Damian Reilly

If it weren't Armstrong, it would have been the other guy. And, let's face it, there was a peloton full of other guys to choose from, for more than sixty years. Now, Armstrong reaps what he has sown, and quite deservedly. He took the risk of cheating, and, caught, he pays the price.

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...

Lance's Latest Doping Headache

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with The Sunday Times who he sued for a £1 million over an article suggesting he was using...

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 ...

Drugs in Sport: Testing for Athletes Must Be Strict

James Willstrop | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

It is at times like this that I am happy to play a sport which involves a consequential skill element. No drug can make a squash player hit better shots.

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...