Doping

WWL AP Feed General
July 13, 2017 - 8:57 am
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The father of 2016 Boston Red Sox minor leaguer pick Jason Groome faces drug and weapons charges in New Jersey. Authorities on Wednesday announced the arrests of 43-year-old Jason Groome of Barnegat and two other men following a three-month investigation into drug activity...
Read More
Great Britain's 4x400 metre relay team from the 2008 Olympics, from left, Martyn Rooney, Michael Bingham, Robert Tobin and Andrew Steele celebrate after upgrading to third place and receiving a bronze medal during the London Anniversary Games at London Stadium, London, Sunday July 9, 2017. (Paul Harding/PA via AP)
July 09, 2017 - 1:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — They stepped on the podium. The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Michael Bingham, Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele and Robert Tobin on Sunday finally had the medal ceremony they were...
Read More
Great Britain's 4x400 metre relay team from the 2008 Olympics, from left, Martyn Rooney, Michael Bingham, Robert Tobin and Andrew Steele celebrate after upgrading to third place and receiving a bronze medal during the London Anniversary Games at London Stadium, London, Sunday July 9, 2017. (Paul Harding/PA via AP)
July 09, 2017 - 10:51 am
LONDON (AP) — They stepped on the podium. The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Michael Bingham, Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele and Robert Tobin on Sunday finally had the medal ceremony they were...
Read More
Amanda Nunes poses during the UFC 213 ceremonial weigh-ins, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 7:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213. The UFC vaguely cited an "illness" as the reason for Nunes' hospitalization in its statement. Shevchenko believes Nunes...
Read More
Amanda Nunes poses during the UFC 213 ceremonial weigh-ins, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 3:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213. The UFC cited "illness" — without elaborating — in its statement. Yoel Romero's interim middleweight title bout against...
Read More
Houston Astros starting pitcher David Paulino wipes his face after giving up a three-run home run to Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 01, 2017 - 6:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Astros pitcher David Paulino received an 80-game suspension without pay Saturday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Major League Baseball announced the rookie right-hander tested positive for Boldenone. His suspension began immediately. Paulino was called...
Read More
Houston Astros starting pitcher David Paulino wipes his face after giving up a three-run home run to Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 01, 2017 - 5:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Astros pitcher David Paulino has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Major League Baseball announced Saturday that the rookie right-hander tested positive for Boldenone. His suspension begins immediately. Paulino...
Read More
Germany coach Joachim Loew seen prior to a news conference at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Germany will play against Mexico in semifinal soccer match of the Confederations Cup on Thursday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
June 28, 2017 - 9:44 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Germany football coach Joachim Loew wants more clarity from sports leaders following speculation that doping of Russia's 2014 World Cup squad was covered up. The World Cup-winning coach urged the World Anti-Doping Agency and FIFA to be transparent and identify players...
Read More
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the presidential council for physical culture and sports in the southern city of Krasnodar, Russia, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 12:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that plans to encourage athletes to give evidence about doping remind him of denunciations during Josef Stalin's purges. While discussing a new plan of measures to fight drug use in sports, drawn up by a commission that Putin created last...
Read More
World Anti-Doping Agency President Craig Reedie arrives for a press conference after the agency's Foundation Board meeting Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 5:12 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Never known for haste, the World Anti-Doping Agency delivered two pieces of news Thursday that could strengthen its ability to expedite the end of the Russian doping scandal. In one move, the WADA foundation board pressed forward with a proposal to fast-track rules changes that...
Read More

Pages