Should Nike Be Sponsoring Drug Cheat Justin Gatlin?

Andy Shepherd | Posted 27.03.2015 | 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 28.01.2015 | 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...

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. ...

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...

Armstrong: 'Things Cannot Change Under McQuaid'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Sport

Cycling cheat Lance Armstrong says the sport cannot reform while Pat McQuaid remains president of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). McQuaid ...

'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...