Doping In Sport

How your favourite world records are but a sham

The Academy Award-winning Icarus takes you through the shocking rules for cheating the system

South Africa to pioneer school steroid tests

From next year, high school athletes may start being policed and punished for using banned steroids.

Doping always about greed and politics

The latest revelation of Russian doping won't be the last. National self-interest and corruption have blighted sport since the professional era began.

Doping: Russia is definitely not alone

Calls for an independent global drug-testing agency are growing as it becomes clear many nations' procedures fall well below expected standards.

Kenyan runners fail drugs tests at 2015 World Championships

The IAAF has suspended Kenyan athletes Koki Manunga and Joyce Zakary after they tested positive for doping at the World Championships in Beijing.

Mass doping claims could taint Rio Olympics

Olympic champion Sally Pearson fears the 2016 Rio Games will be tainted by drug cheats, as the sport faces explosive allegations of mass doping.

Athletics: Kenya stands behind their anti-doping status

According to Athletics Kenya President Isaiah Kiplagat 32 cases of doping in Kenyan sports is better than what other federations have had to report.

IAAF Anti-Doping Director resigns due to doping scandal

IAAF Anti-Doping Director Gabriel Dolle, leaves his position under suspicions of colluding in a case of doping.

Cilic beats the odds with a ‘miracle’ win at US Open

Croatian Marin Cilic has emerged with a "miracle" to win the US Open following months held under a doping ban.

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell finds doping ban ‘unfair’

Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell slammed the 18-month doping ban meted out to him, calling it "unfair" and "unjust".

Commission starts probe into doping in cycling

The members of an independent commission that will probe cycling's doping past since the Lance Armstrong scandal have been named.

Verbruggen furious at Armstrong doping ‘cover-up’ claims

Former head of world cycling Hein Verbruggen has angrily rejected claims from Lance Armstrong that he helped cover up a positive drug test.

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