Doping http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23407/all en UPDATE 1-Lance Armstrong may admit he used banned drugs - NY Times http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>(Adds comments by WADA, Livestrong)</p> <p>Jan 5 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong, the American cyclist at the center of the biggest doping scandal in the sport's history, may admit he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career, the New York Times reported in Saturday's editions, citing unidentified sources.</p> <p>Such an admission would be a stunning reversal for Armstrong, who has vehemently denied doping for years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-lance-armstrong-may-admit-he-used-banned-drugs-ny-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Drugs in sport Employment Relation Floyd Landis doping case Lance Armstrong Lance Armstrong Livestrong wristband Medicine Person Attributes Person Career Quotation Sports Tour de France United States Anti-Doping Agency Use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport World Anti-Doping Agency Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:26:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731258 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Retiring Cooke bows out with swipe at drug cheats http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/cycling-retiring-cooke-bows-out-swipe-at-drug-cheats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Britain's 2008 Olympic road race champion Nicole Cooke retired from cycling on Monday with a parting shot at the drugs cheats who she said had "robbed" her.</p> <p>"I do despair that the sport will ever clean itself up when rewards of stealing are greater than riding clean. If that remains the case, the temptation for those with no morals will always be too great," Cooke, 29, told the BBC.</p> <p>"I have ridden through some of the darkest days of the sport in terms of corruption by the cheats and liars."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/cycling-retiring-cooke-bows-out-swipe-at-drug-cheats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commonwealth Games Doping Nicole Cooke Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:15:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734263 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Olympics-Armstrong stripped of 2000 bronze medal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-olympics-armstrong-stripped-2000-bronze-ioc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Armstrong stripped of 2000 Olympic bronze</p> <p>* Disgraced American set to appear on U.S. television (writes through)</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong was stripped of his 2000 Olympic Games cycling time trial bronze medal by the International Olympic Committee on Thursday, continuing the once dominant American rider's spectacular fall from grace after a doping storm.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-olympics-armstrong-stripped-2000-bronze-ioc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Entertainment Lance Armstrong Social Issues Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 13:45:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735584 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-WADA slams UCI ahead of Armstrong interview http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/cycling-wada-slams-uci-ahead-armstrong-interview <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Doping and cycling officials were embroiled in a feud over who was to blame for widespread doping within the sport just hours Lance Armstrong breaks his silence over his alleged drug use in a television interview on Thursday.</p> <p>In a scathing attack, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief John Fahey blasted the International Cycling Union (UCI), calling the independent commission set up by the governing body to look into the use of performance-enhancing drugs in cycling a "useless exercise."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/cycling-wada-slams-uci-ahead-armstrong-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 01:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735914 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 2-Cycling-Armstrong admits doping in "toxic" tale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-cycling-armstrong-finally-confesses-doping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Armstrong ends years of denials, admits drug use</p> <p>* American says he never felt like a cheat</p> <p>* Offers to co-operate with doping authorities (Adds reaction)</p> <p>By Julian Linden</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong ended years of vehement denial on Thursday by finally coming clean and admitting he had cheated his way to a record seven Tour de France titles with systematic use of banned, performance-enhancing drugs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-cycling-armstrong-finally-confesses-doping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Drugs in sport Entertainment Lance Armstrong Medicine Road bicycle racing Social Issues Sports Tour de France Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 02:30:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735924 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Armstrong says doping 'did not feel wrong' at the time http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-38 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong says he did not feel bad about using performance enhancing drugs during his career, but that he would spend the rest of his life trying to win back people's trust.</p> <p>Armstrong, who finally confessed to doping on Thursday in an interview with talk show host Oprah Winfrey, said doping "did not feel wrong" and that at the time he did not view himself as a cheat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-38" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Entertainment Law Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 03:15:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735934 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-UCI welcomes Armstrong's truth commission offer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-uci-welcomes-armstrongs-truth-commission-offer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Julien Pretot</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) would welcome Lance Armstrong in a truth and reconciliation commission for the sport following the American's confession that he doped to win his seven Tour de France titles.</p> <p>Armstrong ended years of denial on Thursday by admitting to chat show host Oprah Winfrey that he had used banned, performance-enhancing drugs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-uci-welcomes-armstrongs-truth-commission-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Entertainment Lance Armstrong Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 09:00:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736009 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Armstrong should 'suffer for his lies' - Djokovic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrong-should-suffer-his-lies-djokovic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - World tennis number one Novak Djokovic delivered a scathing verdict on Lance Armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs, saying the American was a disgrace to cycling and should "suffer for his lies".</p> <p>Armstrong brought an end to years of denial on Thursday by admitting to Oprah Winfrey in a televised interview that he had cheated his way to a record seven Tour de France titles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrong-should-suffer-his-lies-djokovic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Lance Armstrong Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 09:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736014 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Cycling-Reaction to Lance Armstrong's doping admission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/factbox-cycling-reaction-lance-armstrongs-doping-admission <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Reuters) - Reaction to Lance Armstrong's admission he cheated his way to a record seven Tour de France titles with systematic use of banned, performance-enhancing drugs.</p> <p>TRAVIS TYGART, United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief, in a statement:</p> <p>"His admission that he doped throughout his career is a small step in the right direction.</p> <p>"But if he is sincere in his desire to correct his past mistakes, he will testify under oath about the full extent of his doping activities."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/factbox-cycling-reaction-lance-armstrongs-doping-admission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Lance Armstrong Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736049 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Dekker to cooperate with Dutch Anti-Doping Agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/cycling-dekker-cooperate-dutch-anti-doping-agency <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Thomas Dekker, who was suspended for two years for doping, will give the Dutch Anti-Doping Agency the full extent of his knowledge about cheating, the Garmin-Sharp rider said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/cycling-dekker-cooperate-dutch-anti-doping-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Sports Thomas Dekker Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:45:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738266 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Cycling-Dekker to cooperate with Dutch Anti-Doping Agency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-cycling-dekker-cooperate-dutch-anti-doping-agency <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Rabobank statement)</p> <p>By Julien Pretot</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Thomas Dekker, who was suspended for two years for doping, will give the Dutch Anti-Doping Agency the full extent of his knowledge about cheating, the Garmin-Sharp rider said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-cycling-dekker-cooperate-dutch-anti-doping-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Tour de France stage winners Doping Sports Thomas Dekker Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:15:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738448 at http://www.globalpost.com Doping-WADA hopeful Spanish trial will reap wider reward http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/doping-wada-hopeful-spanish-trial-will-reap-wider-reward <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Iain Rogers</p> <p>MADRID, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is optimistic the high-profile trial starting on Monday of a Spanish doctor accused of masterminding a doping ring in cycling will finally lead to evidence of wrongdoing in other sports being made available.</p> <p>Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes and his fellow defendants will appear in a Madrid court almost seven years after police seized anabolic steroids, transfusion equipment and blood bags as part of a probe code-named "Operation Puerto".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/doping-wada-hopeful-spanish-trial-will-reap-wider-reward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Social Issues Sports Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:30:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738460 at http://www.globalpost.com Doping-WADA disputes ex-UCI boss' statement on doping tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/doping-wada-disputes-ex-uci-boss-statement-doping-tests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 24 (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has disputed an assertion by former cycling boss Hein Verbruggen that sports governing bodies typically discussed abnormal doping samples with athletes.</p> <p>"WADA has no evidence of other international federations (IFs) 'discussing atypical blood test results, or other test results' with athletes," the global agency said in a statement on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/doping-wada-disputes-ex-uci-boss-statement-doping-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:00:06 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739049 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Ravens safety Reed to play next season 2013-01-24T213534Z_1_BRE90N195_RTROPTC_0_US-NFL-SUPERBOWL-RAVEN S-REED.XML () -</p> <p>Former NFL football player Erxleben arrested in Ponzi scheme</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doping Drugs in sport Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739148 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Drug testing woefully inadequate, say leading figures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/tennis-drug-testing-woefully-inadequate-say-leading-figures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers and Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's cheque for winning the Australian Open on Sunday was more than the entire annual budget for anti-doping in tennis, a programme many feel is woefully inadequate.</p> <p>Djokovic and Andy Murray left Melbourne on Monday with a combined $3.8 million in their pockets for their efforts over the past fortnight.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/tennis-drug-testing-woefully-inadequate-say-leading-figures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Doping Drugs in sport Politics Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 06:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740351 at http://www.globalpost.com