Tag Archives: Drugs in sport

14Mar/16
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie

Public confidence in sport shattered, says WADA president Reedie

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie claims public confidence shattered in sport.
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12Mar/16
Maria Sharapova

Creator of Sharapova drug “quite sure” other top athletes using it

The creator of meldonium drug tennis star Sharapova tested positive for defends what has otherwise been a beacon of Latvia’s scientific research.

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08Mar/16

Maria Sharapova said she can’t blame anybody but herself for failed drug test

After making announcement on Monday (March 7) that she had failed drug test Maria Sharapova said she took full responsibility for taking banned substance Meldonium.

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10Nov/15

Russians sceptical about WADA doping allegations

Russians sceptical about an anti-doping commission report that alleged widespread corruption in Russia, triggering one of the biggest doping scandals in sporting history.

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09Aug/15

Sunday Times makes fresh allegations over marathon doping

British newspaper claims leaked files suggest that winners of seven of the last 12 London marathons had “suspicious” blood scores, says other marathons should also be under scrutiny
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11Mar/15

UCI president says the UCI covered up Armstrong’s positive dope test in 1999 Tour

Cookson says he will be writing to former president and vice-president of UCI Hein Verbruggen “asking him to consider his position.” Verbruggen still holds the position of honorary president of the organisation.

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