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Lance Armstrong Begins His Second Act Lance Armstrong Begins His Second Act

Now that Lance Armstrong is out from under the federal fraud case against him, he’s started to more fully step into the public eye, a process which was always going to be fraught with contradictions for someone as famous and reviled as Armstrong. He seems done with being a world-class asshole, though the work of…

Ryan Lochte Suspended A Year Over Incredible Instagram Self-Own Ryan Lochte Suspended A Year Over Incredible Instagram Self-Own

The United States Anti-Doping Agency announced this morning that jolly bro airhead Ryan Lochte would be suspended for 14 months for “his use of a prohibited method.” As the language of USADA’s release hints at, Lochte’s is not a normal doping violation, which is not surprising since Lochte is not a normal swimming guy.

Italy's Most Beloved Cyclist Rode Hard, Died Young, And Might've Lost His Career To A Rigged Drug Test Italy's Most Beloved Cyclist Rode Hard, Died Young, And Might've Lost His Career To A Rigged Drug Test

It makes sense that Marco Pantani remains Italy’s most beloved cyclist 14 years after his death. Italy is one of cycling’s most vibrant strongholds, and like Brazilian soccer fans, the tifosi demand not just mere victory, but style. Vincenzo Nibali’s snoozer of a 2014 Tour de France win is fine, but his iconic solo…

Peyton Manning Denies Claim In Court Filings That Peyton Manning Was Source For Peyton Manning PED Allegations Peyton Manning Denies Claim In Court Filings That Peyton Manning Was Source For Peyton Manning PED Allegations

Unsealed court papers claim Peyton Manning’s lawyers “confirmed much of what” a source told Al Jazeera about the retired NFL quarterback’s alleged PED usage along with that of MLBers Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan Howard, who are suing the network over claims made in the 2015 report.

World Champion Runner Accused Of Failing Drug Test, Has Elaborate Story About His Pee Sample World Champion Runner Accused Of Failing Drug Test, Has Elaborate Story About His Pee Sample

Asbel Kiprop, the best miler of the last decade, a three-time 1,500-meter world champion, and an Olympic gold medalist, reportedly tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO. Matt Lawton of the Daily Mail broke the story yesterday; several other outlets independently confirmed the report; and Kiprop released a…

The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State

It was more than five years ago when Lance Armstrong went on Oprah, looked her in the eye, and admitted to the world that his iconic comeback story was fueled by the most comprehensive doping regimen in cycling history. The seven-time Tour de France winner and cancer survivor had spent his career brashly denying that…

Mo Farah, Who Is Definitely Definitely Not A Doper, Reportedly Sued A Writer For Referencing Doping Rumors Mo Farah, Who Is Definitely Definitely Not A Doper, Reportedly Sued A Writer For Referencing Doping Rumors

World-beating British runner Mo Farah has spent the gold-medal winning portion of his career denying that he took performance-enhancing drugs in more than the allowed amounts or in unallowed ways. He’s had to issue those denials in part because of his association with the legendarily shady coach Alberto Salazar, but…

Team Sky Look Shadier Than Ever After UK Parliamentary Investigation Team Sky Look Shadier Than Ever After UK Parliamentary Investigation

The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee finally released their report about doping in British sports on Monday, capping a three-year investigation. In addition to the IAAF scandal and the questionable tactics of the Nike Oregon Project, the Select Committee also looked into British…

Jon Jones: My Manager Took Those Mandatory Anti-Doping Classes For Me Jon Jones: My Manager Took Those Mandatory Anti-Doping Classes For Me

The California State Athletic Commission held a hearing today to set former UFC champion Jon Jones’s punishment for testing positive for a banned steroid after beating Daniel Cormier last July. As many anticipated, he was fined $205,000 and stripped of his license for a year. However, Jones was not suspended by the…

Russian Athlete Who Wore “I Don’t Do Doping” Shirt Busted For Doping Russian Athlete Who Wore “I Don’t Do Doping” Shirt Busted For Doping

Nadezhda Sergeeva, the pilot for the Russian women’s bobsled team, has tested positive for a banned heart medication. The kicker to this story: Earlier this month, she showed off her “I Don’t Do Doping” sweatshirt.

Ways The IOC Has Dodged Doping Questions, Ranked Ways The IOC Has Dodged Doping Questions, Ranked

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—The big story coming into Pyeongchang was the IOC’s sanctions against Russia for the widespread doping that had ex post facto compromised the Sochi and Rio games. Now, with the 2018 Olympics just past their midpoint, a Russian curler has been officially charged with doping and, understandably,…

Russian Curling Bronze Medalist Aleksandr Krushelnitckii Busted For Doping Russian Curling Bronze Medalist Aleksandr Krushelnitckii Busted For Doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, who with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova claimed bronze in mixed doubles last week in Pyeongchang, is formally charged with doping after his B-sample tested positive for meldonium.

More Than 40 Russian Athletes Lose Appeal, Will Not Compete In Pyeongchang More Than 40 Russian Athletes Lose Appeal, Will Not Compete In Pyeongchang

A group of 47 Russian athletes and coaches who challenged the International Olympic Committee’s decision to bar them from participating in this year’s games has been shut down by an appeals court.

28 Russian Athletes Get Their Olympic Doping Bans Overturned 28 Russian Athletes Get Their Olympic Doping Bans Overturned

With the Olympics a week away from kicking off in South Korea, a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport has thrown the entire matter of retribution against Russian doping into further disarray. Last year, the IOC issued lifetime bans to 43 Russian athletes from the Sochi Olympics for participating in a…

There Seems To Be A Problem With Those "Unopenable" Olympic Piss Test Bottles There Seems To Be A Problem With Those "Unopenable" Olympic Piss Test Bottles

When you pee into a drug tester’s cup at the Olympics, you don’t just pee into a plastic cup labeled “ATHLETE PISS,” you pee into state-of-the-art BEREG-KIT Geneva bottles made by Swiss manufacturer Berlinger. They have a locking top that can only be opened by a machine that destroys them, which would seem to…

Dozens Of Russian Athletes Dodge Doping Tests By Calling Out Sick Dozens Of Russian Athletes Dodge Doping Tests By Calling Out Sick

Over the weekend, 36 Russian athletes withdrew from a track-and-field competition in Siberia at the last minute following the unexpected arrival of drug testers. Many of those who chose not to participate cited illness, but an investigation is already underway and even Dmitry Shlyakhtin, the President of Russia’s…

The Only Solution To The Chris Froome Problem Is The One Cycling Will Never Accept The Only Solution To The Chris Froome Problem Is The One Cycling Will Never Accept

If most casual sports fans know anything about professional road cycling that extends beyond the orbit of Lance Armstrong, it’s that a bunch of the people who were in line to receive his seven tainted Tour de France titles also tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. Cycling’s reputation and credibility…

Everything About The Telegraph's Justin Gatlin Investigation Is Nuts Everything About The Telegraph's Justin Gatlin Investigation Is Nuts

American sprinting star Justin Gatlin has five Olympic medals (including one gold), the fifth-fastest 100-meter time ever, the honor of beating Usain Bolt in his farewell race, and yet he’s still far more famous for his various doping bans than what he’s achieved on the track. Gatlin has been embroiled in a pair of…

Chris Froome Fails Doping Test Chris Froome Fails Doping Test

Three-time defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome failed a doping test at the Vuelta a España this September and is facing a potential year-long suspension from cycling, as the Guardian first reported today. Froome, the most dominant cyclist of the past decade and the winner of four Tours and one Vuelta,…

Daniel Cormier Is The UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Again, Whatever That Means Now Daniel Cormier Is The UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Again, Whatever That Means Now

On July 29, Jon Jones completed his long redemption arc by knocking out Daniel Cormier with a vicious head kick in the third round, winning the UFC light heavyweight belt back in the process. On Sept. 13, Cormier was reinstated as champ after a second test confirmed that Jones had tested positive for a banned anabolic…

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