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# doping - Yesterday’s News

17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage ‘Rough Rider’ film

The documentary on the Irish journalist and whistleblower was screened on RTÉ One this evening.

# doping - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Emma O’Reilly: ‘Why I’ve forgiven Lance for calling me a prostitute and an alcoholic’

The Irish whistleblower speaks out on her turbulent relationship with the disgraced American cyclist.

# doping - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Lance Armstrong ‘honoured’ to write the foreword to Emma O’Reilly’s book

The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.

# doping - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Athletics Ireland confirms positive test for Irish sprinter

Reigning 200m champion Steven Colvert told the Irish Examiner he will fight to clear his name.

# doping - Friday 13 June, 2014

Aussie Rules players accused of doping infringements

The players were not named but media reports said they were past and current footballers from Essendon.

# doping - Monday 9 June, 2014

South Africa hooker Ralepelle tests positive for anabolic steroid – report

The 27-year-old is now at risk of a two-year ban from playing.

# doping - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Former Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder Deco cleared of doping charge

The 75-times capped Portugal international had tested positive for a banned diuretic last September.

# doping - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Cheating, Munster’s coaching team and battling cancer; the week’s best sportswriting

We’ve also picked out articles on Marco Materazzi, Louis van Gaal and a fictional 1994 World Cup.

# doping - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Tyson Gay hands back his Olympic medal after he’s hit with one-year doping ban

US track star will be eligble to retun to competition at the end of June.

# doping - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

‘The apex of a conspiracy’: Lance Amstrong’s coach has been banned for 10 years

USADA announced their decision against Johan Bruyneel overnight.

# doping - Friday 11 April, 2014

Armstrong provides names in written testimony

The testimony came in written answers to questions in a lawsuit that was settled in late 2013.

# doping - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Asafa Powell given 18-month doping ban, says punishment is ‘unjust and unfair’

The Jamaican sprint star tested positive for oxilophrine last year.

# doping - Sunday 30 March, 2014

A deadly own goal, doping at the World Cup and choke tackles; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on Six Nations ball carrying stats, El Clásico and the kind-hearted Hartlepool manager.

# doping - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Sports film of the week: The Armstrong Lie

The upcoming documentary, directed by Alex Gibney, takes a detailed look at the life of the disgraced cyclist.

# doping - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Lance Armstrong sent Paul Kimmage a Happy New Year tweet last night

The cyclist had his say after Kimmage responded to a fan question about a visit to Cork.

# doping - Thursday 19 December, 2013

‘No grounds for doping sanction’ against 1500m Olympic champ Alptekin

Turkish athletics say their 1500 metre Olympic champion did not violate any rules.

# doping - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

UCI launches doping case against Sky rider

Sky say Jonathan Tiernan-Locke’s violation concerns “a reading taken before he signed for this team.”

# doping - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Armstrong apologises to former nemesis Bassons

The disgraced cyclist has made peace with the anti-doping campaigner.

# doping - Friday 29 November, 2013

Web closing on drugs cheats as new test nets 260 positives

The improved tests did not reveal any further positive results for international cycling body UCI or world football governing body FIFA.

# doping - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

David Walsh’s Seven Deadly Sins wins Irish Sport Book of the Year

The Irish journalist and author has a new book out that follows Team Sky and Tour de France winner Chris Froome.

# doping - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Lance Armstrong reaches settlement in fraud case

The lawsuit brought by Acceptance Insurance sought repayment of $3 million “in undeserved and unearned pay.”

# doping - Thursday 14 November, 2013

WADA and UCI confirm cycling doping probe… including Lance Armstrong testimony

The disgraced former Tour kingpin will be invited to take part in the commission.

# doping - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Jamaica doping scandal ‘the tip of the iceberg’, says drug tester

A senior official in the Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission believes it is widespread in sport.

# doping - Monday 11 November, 2013

Lance Armstrong offers co-operation if he’s treated equally

“If everyone gets the ‘death penalty’, then I’ll take the ‘death penalty.’”

# doping - Friday 8 November, 2013

Irish national champion hit with two-year ban after failing doping test

Tomas Rauktys, 28, tested positive after his wins at the Senior Track and Field Championships in July.

# doping - Saturday 2 November, 2013

‘You feel sick when you see things like that’ – O’Sullivan on the doping scourge

The Irish athlete told us that retrospective medal upgrades could never replace the stolen thrill of victory.

# doping - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Anti-doping team to investigate Jamaica despite ‘ludicrous’ delay attempts

Athletes, including Usain Bolt, could be banned from competition if Jamaica is found to be non-compliant.

# doping - Monday 14 October, 2013

World anti-doping bosses to open ‘extraordinary’ audit of Jamaican testing

WADA to investigate months at the beginning of 2012 where there was “no effective operation” by Jamaican authorities.

# doping - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Lance Armstrong ‘completely open’ about doping during relationship, says Sheryl Crow

All she wanted to do was have some fun, obviously.

# doping - Saturday 5 October, 2013

‘The Armstrong Lie’: a new film on the Lance Armstrong doping scandal

Alex Gibney’s documentary hits US cinemas next month.

# doping - Friday 4 October, 2013

Yankees star Alex Rodriguez sues MLB over doping probe

The filing alleges that baseball officials bought testimonies ‘to destroy the reputation and career’ of A Rod.

# doping - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Campbell-Brown gets off with warning for positive test — report

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown tested positive for a diuretic in May.

# doping - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

IOC receives Lance Armstrong’s Olympic medal

The return of the medal marks “the end of a sad chapter for the sport,” they say.

# doping - Friday 27 September, 2013

McQuaid defeated in UCI presidential vote

Brian Cookson won today’s election 24-18 in Florence.

# doping - Monday 16 September, 2013

Chris Horner team defend doping test claims, threaten action

The newly-crowned Vuelta champion changed hotel to stay with his wife, they say.

# doping - Monday 9 September, 2013

Olympics bosses to Lance Armstrong: We’re still waiting to get our bronze medal back, buddy

IOC still working to recover Armstrong’s time-trial medal from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

# doping - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Judge orders Lance Armstrong to answer doping questions

One insurer wants to know when Pat McQuaid first learned of Armstrong’s doping.

# doping - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Derval O’Rourke in line for medal upgrade as Yanit handed doping ban

Athletics Ireland contact European bosses to clarify the implications of Nevin Yanit’s two-year ban for Derval O’Rourke.

# doping - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

West Germany government cultivated culture of doping — study

A new study finds that anabolic steroids were being used by West German athletes — including runners, rowers, soccer players and cyclists — as early as 1960.

# doping - Sunday 4 August, 2013

A-Rod in crosshairs as MLB targets doping

The Yankees star looks set to face serious sanctions.

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