In Saratoga Springs, Horse Racing’s Troubles Cloud a Tradition

Will horse racing right itself so people can visit Saratoga Springs for another century or two?

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Nike Renames the Alberto Salazar Building After Lifetime Ban

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.

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Alberto Salazar Barred from Track for Sexual, Emotional Misconduct

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.

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An Abortion, a Missed Drug Test and Changed Records Mean Trouble

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.

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Deep Within Relief Bill, Horse Racing Gets New Tools to Clean Up

A provision deep in the coronavirus stimulus package puts the United States Anti-Doping Agency in charge of regulating thoroughbred racing.

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Doping Tests Go Virtual. Is It Temporary or a Glimpse of the Future?

The antidoping officials who collect urine and blood samples from athletes can’t work as they usually do during the coronavirus pandemic. In the United States, the testers are trying to take their work online.

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