Cheating http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/32405/all en Olympics: Russian weightlifter stripped of bronze medal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/olympics-russian-weightlifter-stripped-bronze-medal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russian weightlifter Oleg Perepetchenov was on Tuesday stripped of his 2004 Olympic bronze medal by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a doping offence.</p> <p>The Uzbekistan-born weightlifter -- a two-time world championships silver medallist in 2001 and 2002 -- is the latest athlete from the Athens Games to be disqualified because his stored sample yielded a positive test.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/olympics-russian-weightlifter-stripped-bronze-medal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheating Oleg Perepetchenov Sports AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:46:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753955 at http://www.globalpost.com Doping-Jamaican sprinter Mullings loses appeal against life ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/doping-jamaican-sprinter-mullings-loses-appeal-against-life-ban <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>BERNE, March 4 (Reuters) - Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings has lost his appeal against a lifetime ban from athletics, imposed in November 2011 for a second doping offence, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday.</p> <p>Mullings, 30, who won a gold medal in the 4x100 metres relay at the 2009 world championships in Berlin, tested positive for testosterone in 2004 and for the banned diuretic furosemide in 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/doping-jamaican-sprinter-mullings-loses-appeal-against-life-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheating Sports Steve Mullings Steve Mullings Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773095 at http://www.globalpost.com Lovtsova is third Russian banned for doping in two days http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130316/lovtsova-third-russian-banned-doping-two-days <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>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Natalia Lovtsova became the third Russian swimmer to be banned for doping in two days on Saturday when she was found guilty of breaching anti-doping regulations by the country's anti-doping agency (RUSADA).</p> <p>Lovtsova, 24, a member of the Russian 4x100-metre freestyle relay team at last year's London Olympics, was banned for two-and-a-half years starting from November 30, 2012, the agency said on its website (<a href="http://www.rusada.ru" title="www.rusada.ru">www.rusada.ru</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130316/lovtsova-third-russian-banned-doping-two-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bioethics Cheating Drugs in sport Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Mar 2013 18:30:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5785502 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: IOC to study past samples for dope cheats http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/olympics-ioc-study-past-samples-dope-cheats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to re-test doping samples given at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin before the next edition in Sochi, Russia, subjecting them to the latest methods of detection.</p><P>The international body has kept every sample given by top athletes since the 2004 Summer Games in Athens in a huge freezer at its anti-doping laboratory in Lausanne, Switzerland, in the hope that previously undetected doping can be exposed.</p><P>“I think it is one of the strongest deterrents that the IOC has,” IOC medical and scientific director Richard Budgett told AFP.</p><P>“</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/olympics-ioc-study-past-samples-dope-cheats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheating Drugs in sport Sports Technology Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 17:16:09 +0000 Asianet 5804277 at http://www.globalpost.com Concern on use of cell phones in exam cheating http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/concern-use-cell-phones-exam-cheating <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Chairman Board of Secondary Education Hyderabad Prof Abdul Aziz Khanzada has said the trend of cheating in exam with use of cell phone is on the rise and the examiners have to take every possible effort to ban use of cell phones in exam halls.</p><P>After conducting a surprise visit on Government Boys High School Tando Muhammad Khan during paper of Pakistan Studies, he told media that they are ensuring to hold exam in transparent manner. He regretted that last day some hooligans misbehaved a headmaster when he stopped them from exam cheating.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/concern-use-cell-phones-exam-cheating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheating Education Social Issues Technology Asianet Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:34:18 +0000 Asianet 5813791 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: Sharp issues doping warning after delayed Euro gold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130501/athletics-sharp-issues-doping-warning-after-delayed-euro-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Britain's Lynsey Sharp said Wednesday that drug-taking in athletics remained a "huge problem" after being awarded a belated European Championship gold medal as a result of a rival's doping offences.</p> <p>The 22-year-old Scottish middle-distance runner finished second in the 800 metres in Helsinki last year but is due to be promoted to gold medal after Russia's Yelena Arzhakova was banned for two years.</p> <p>The Russian athletics federation said Tuesday that Arzhakova had shown an "abnormal haemoglobin profile in her biological passport" and stripped her of her title.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130501/athletics-sharp-issues-doping-warning-after-delayed-euro-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bioethics Cheating Doping AFP Wed, 01 May 2013 13:31:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5829204 at http://www.globalpost.com Trainers cleared over horse doping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130807/trainers-cleared-over-horse-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>(Reuters) - Nine trainers have escaped disciplinary action over the use of a veterinary product which includes an anabolic steroid on 43 horses, the British Horseracing Authority said in a statement on Wednesday.</p> <p>The trainers were cleared after an investigation found that the Sungate treatment, which is used on horse joints, was administered on the advice of and by veterinary surgeons.</p> <p>The investigation started after nine horses in the yard of Newmarket trainer Gerard Butler failed testing in February.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130807/trainers-cleared-over-horse-doping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bioethics Business Cheating Doping Labor Law Thomson Reuters Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:32:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5904653 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: French hurdler Decaux banned for doping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130809/athletics-french-hurdler-decaux-banned-doping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French hurdler Alice Decaux has been banned for six months for a doping offence, the head of the French Athletics Federation told AFP on Friday.</p> <p>Decaux tested positive for amphetamines in a test conducted at the European team event in the northern English city of Gateshead in June, according to Bernard Amsalem.</p> <p>"She took a food supplement without taking care to have it tested by a doctor," Amsalem said.</p> <p>"Unfortunately, the supplement contained a very small dose of a product from the family of amphetamines. And she produced a positive test."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130809/athletics-french-hurdler-decaux-banned-doping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bioethics Cheating Doping AFP Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:50:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5906177 at http://www.globalpost.com Sprinter Ben Johnson revisits scene of global disgrace http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130924/sprinter-ben-johnson-revisits-scene-global-disgrace <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Disgraced drugs cheat Ben Johnson returned Tuesday to Seoul's Olympic Stadium -- 25 years to the day of the steroid-assisted 100m final victory that destroyed his career and reputation.</p> <p>The Canadian sprinter revisited the site of his stunning triumph and downfall to bring an anti-doping message for a sport still struggling to rid itself of banned substance use.</p> <p>"It feels good to be back," Johnson said as he stepped out onto the track where, at 1:30pm on September 24, 1988, he lined up for a 100m final that would become known as the "dirtiest race in history."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130924/sprinter-ben-johnson-revisits-scene-global-disgrace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Athletics Ben Johnson Cheating Human Interest Sports AFP Tue, 24 Sep 2013 06:06:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5942685 at http://www.globalpost.com Johnson scandal stunted sport's commercial growth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130924/johnson-scandal-stunted-sports-commercial-growth <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 Keith Weir</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Marketing experts fondly recall Seoul 1988 as the Games when the Olympic movement put behind it political boycotts and started to develop its true commercial potential.</p> <p>However, the sensational Ben Johnson drugs bust in Seoul and subsequent failure to stamp out doping has meant that athletics - the centerpiece of the Games - has been left behind by other sports in the wider battle for sponsor dollars.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130924/johnson-scandal-stunted-sports-commercial-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ben Johnson Cheating Drugs in sport Sports Thomson Reuters Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:04:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5943059 at http://www.globalpost.com Athletics: Italian athlete caught with fake penis in dope test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130925/athletics-italian-athlete-caught-fake-penis-dope-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italian athlete Devis Licciardi risks a two year ban after using a fake penis during a doping control.</p> <p>The 27-year-old was caught with the artificial organ at the Italian championships at Molfetta last Saturday.</p> <p>After competing in the 10km road race Licciardi was discovered with the device by a controller during a urine test.</p> <p>Licciardi informed the official that he wanted to be alone to carry out the test only to be told: "No, I have to stay close to you as the rules stipulate," the Gazzetta dello sport reported.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130925/athletics-italian-athlete-caught-fake-penis-dope-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bioethics Cheating Devis Licciardi Doping AFP Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:01:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5944168 at http://www.globalpost.com Weightlifting: Tunisia withdraw from worlds after doping blow http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131021/weightlifting-tunisia-withdraw-worlds-after-doping-blow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Tunisian Weightlifting Federation FTH) confirmed on Monday their team had pulled out of the world weightlifting championships underway in Poland after two lifters failed drugs tests.</p> <p>FTH technical director Mohamed Ben Amor said that Khalil Mouaouia and Ramzi Bahloul had returned positive tests for unspecified banned substances.</p> <p>"It's a psychological blow for the rest of the team, we understood that they couldn't achieve good results (in the circumstances)," he added.</p> <p>The pair are awaiting an international sanction.</p> <p>ms-alf/ea/nr</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Cheating AFP Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:02:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5966595 at http://www.globalpost.com More U.S. nuclear missile officers implicated in cheating scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140128/more-us-nuclear-missile-officers-implicated-cheating-scandal <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>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force investigation into exam cheating by America's nuclear missile officers has widened, with roughly double the original 34 officers now under review, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity.</p> <p>The Air Force disclosed this month that 34 officers were under investigation, either for cheating on a key proficiency exam last year or for knowing about the cheating and failing to report it. Some nuclear officers have also been implicated in an investigation into illegal drug possession.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140128/more-us-nuclear-missile-officers-implicated-cheating-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheating Nuclear weapons Sociology War Thomson Reuters Tue, 28 Jan 2014 23:19:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6055690 at http://www.globalpost.com Easier for couples to forgive cheating than money problems: BMO survey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140212/easier-couples-forgive-cheating-money-problems-bmo-survey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TORONTO - A new survey suggests that Canadian couples may be more willing to forgive a cheating spouse than to overlook money problems.</p> <p>According to the poll by the Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO), 68 per cent of those surveyed say fighting over money would be their top reason for divorce, followed by infidelity (60 per cent) and disagreements about family (36 per cent).</p> <p>The survey, released ahead of Valentine's Day, also found discrepancies not only over who is in charge of finances for a household, but also who is to blame when budgets go awry.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140212/easier-couples-forgive-cheating-money-problems-bmo-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Cheating Sociology Sports law The Canadian Press Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:00:55 +0000 The Canadian Press 6068277 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: Ukraine Nordic skier Lisogor fails doping test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/olympics-ukraine-nordic-skier-lisogor-fails-doping-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ukrainian cross country skier Marina Lisogor has tested positive for a banned substance at the Sochi Olympic Games, the country's Olympic committee said Saturday.</p> <p>Lisogor, 30, told a disciplinary hearing that she had unwittingly consumed the banned substance in a medicine.</p> <p>"The decision about the future fate of the athlete will be taken in line with IOC rules," the Ukraine Olympic Committee said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140222/olympics-ukraine-nordic-skier-lisogor-fails-doping-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cheating Drugs in sport Marina Lisogor Sports AFP Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:51:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6077922 at http://www.globalpost.com