Today, the Russian Athletics Federation announced that marathon runner Albina Mayorova has been suspended for four years as a result of tests she took last year. The Russian doping scandal dominated the news-cycle in 2016 and we are seeing similar problems in competitive athletics across the board. Five years after Lance Armstrong’s doping bust, the UK Anti Doping agency […]
Heavyweight champion Lucas Browne was shocked after failing a drug test with the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (VADA). Following a fight in Russia against Ruslan Chagaev, the heavyweight champion tested positive for Clenbuterol. In a press release, Browne said: “I will be fighting for as long as it takes to clear my name… Prior to today I had not heard […]
Over the years, the NBA’s drug policies have been affected by internal policy shifts and external regulation. It can be difficult to objectively gauge the effectiveness of these changes. For instance: How do we define success? What’s the tangible impact of these policies? And is the message we’re sending consistent with our true values?
Disgraced New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez continued along with his extended apology tour Tuesday by releasing a handwritten letter apologizing to Yankees fans over the turmoil he created during and after the 2013 season.
2011 NL MVP Ryan Braun finally released a statement admitting his past PED use. He is currently suspended for the rest of this season due to his involvement with Biogenesis. This statement had been expected for some time, as over this past weekend, word had leaked from those close to Braun that he was […]