Major League Baseball’s lockout suspended the league’s drug testing program. Doping experts say the opportunity was there for players to take advantage.
The horse’s trainer, Bob Baffert, was suspended and fined after his horse failed a postrace drug test last year.
Russia’s deputy prime minister called Thomas Bach’s comments “inappropriate and wrong.”
Would raising the minimum competition age save young athletes from abuse and humiliation?
After a week of turmoil, Anna Shcherbakova won the women’s individual event at the Olympics, upsetting Valieva as she stunned the Games by stumbling on the ice.
For nearly a century, certain elite athletes have been subject to anatomical, chromosomal or hormonal testing to compete in women’s events.
Because of the doping scandal involving Kamila Valieva of Russia, her top competitors may be denied the joy of receiving a medal on the Olympic podium during the Games.
The medications were revealed in a document filed in her arbitration hearing on Sunday.
Arbitrators cleared Kamila Valieva to continue competing in the Beijing Olympics despite failing a doping test, but officials said they would withhold medals until her case is resolved.
Decades after East Germany gave steroids to its athletes and just a few years after Russia’s doping program was exposed, the Olympic Games are again roiled by scandal.
Unexplained delays related to a Russian skater’s positive test were an embarrassing failure of the systems designed to keep doping out of the Olympics.
News that the figure skater had tested positive for the banned substance raised questions that have come up in past doping scandals.
But the report was inconclusive. The colt, who tested positive for a banned substance last May after winning the Kentucky Derby, collapsed after a workout in December.
Some controversial players have fallen off the ballot, but with Carlos Beltrán expected to be a finalist next year, a different form of cheating will be in the spotlight.
The law targets people who would skirt doping regulations in international competitions, but it does not apply to major American leagues like the N.F.L. and Major League Baseball.
Cameroon’s 25-year-old goalkeeper has already had his career interrupted twice by bans. Now he’s back, and eager to move on.
They deserve Hall of Fame recognition, even though they played in the “steroids era.”
The colt suffered an apparent heart attack while working out at Santa Anita racetrack, a California racing official said.
The former head of the world governing body for track and field was convicted of accepting bribes to cover up a Russian doping scandal.
The Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has longstanding relationships with many members of the Breeders’ Cup board.
Will horse racing right itself so people can visit Saratoga Springs for another century or two?
Racing the 100 meters for the first time since a drug test kept her out of the Tokyo Olympics, Richardson lost to a field that included all three medalists from the Games.
Salazar, the famed distance running coach, has been permanently barred from the sport by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual and emotional misconduct.
A doping punishment changes a country’s official name but little else about its Olympic experience.
A former top coach who was once one of the world’s greatest distance runners, Salazar had already been suspended for breaking rules governing banned substances.
The star sprinter, who lost a chance to run in the 100-meter individual event after failing a drug test for marijuana, could have been chosen for the relay team. But officials decided not to include her.
Richardson has a magnetic combination of speed and charisma. But her use of marijuana before an event has jeopardized her chance to compete in Tokyo.
Brianna McNeal said she didn’t open her door to antidoping officials because she was traumatized after having an abortion. They don’t believe her story.
Shelby Houlihan was poised to compete for a spot at the Games despite a doping ban that she blamed on burrito meat. Athletes complained, and a reversal to keep her sidelined eventually came from the highest levels of American Olympic governance.
Shelby Houlihan, a medal favorite, will miss the U.S. Olympic trials after she tested positive for a banned steroid. She has blamed a food-truck meal.
The trainer was barred from the state’s racetracks and missed the Belmont Stakes after the Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed two post-race drug tests.
The colt, trained by seven-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, stands to become the second horse in the history of the race to be disqualified for a failed test.
The Hall of Fame trainer was already under suspension at Churchill Downs, where he won his seventh Kentucky Derby before his horse failed a drug test.
The long-shot win assured that Bob Baffert’s colt could not claim a Triple Crown under the cloud of a positive drug test.
New laws cleaning up the sport of horse racing can’t come soon enough.
The post time for the race is 6:47 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday.
Ahead of the Preakness, with horse racing’s best-known trainer mired in controversy, it seems the sport’s credibility is going down to the wire.
Brenda Martinez, one of the top track and field athletes in the United States, inadvertently tested positive for a banned substance under World Anti-Doping Agency rules.
The trainer acknowledged that it was neither cancel culture nor a conspiracy that caused the Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit’s positive drug test.
A failed drug test has cast doubt on Medina Spirit’s victory at Churchill Downs. But people who bet on him to win will keep their money either way.
The Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, whose horses have failed five tests in a little more than a year, denied wrongdoing: “We didn’t do it.”
The pandemic slowed worldwide drug testing to a crawl. The process has resumed, but the problems that led to poor testing ahead of the 2016 Games have not gone away.
Bob Baffert, the trainer, collected his seventh Derby victory while the favorite, Essential Quality, faltered and finished fourth.
Christian Coleman of the United States is the reigning world champion in the 100 meters and has never failed a drug test, but he missed three tests in 2019, resulting in an 18-month suspension.
The ruling against Richard Freeman, who worked with Team Sky and Britain’s Olympic teams, raised new doubts about his country’s cycling success.
With investigators closing in, the high jumper Danil Lysenko needed a paper trail to support his story. Top Russian track officials provided it.
An investigation accuses biathlon’s longtime president of accepting gifts from Russians and then doing the country’s bidding as a doping scandal swirled.
A Court of Arbitration for Sport panel substantiated much of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s findings on Russia’s doping cover-up, and then let the Russians off the hook.
A provision deep in the coronavirus stimulus package puts the United States Anti-Doping Agency in charge of regulating thoroughbred racing.
Lawyers for Sun Yang, a three-time Olympic champion, presented evidence that one of the arbitrators who issued his eight-year suspension had made racist comments about China on social media.