USADA looking into allegations against Salazar

More Sports / Track & Field Jun 25, 2015

USADA looking into allegations against Salazar

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has launched an investigation into allegations that famed track coach Alberto Salazar encouraged Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp and others in his stable of elite runners to skirt anti-doping rules, AP has learned. A person with knowledge of the investigation told ...

More Sports / Track & Field Jun 19, 2015

Farah denies doping rumors

Angered by "rumors and speculation" swirling around him, two-time Olympic champion Mo Farah said Friday that he has never taken performance-enhancing drugs and described his two missed tests as "simple mistakes." The British distance runner missed the tests in 2010 and 2011 in the buildup ...

Doping agency gets defensive over Farah tests

More Sports / Track & Field Jun 19, 2015

Doping agency gets defensive over Farah tests

Britain's anti-doping agency defended its procedures for dealing with missed drug tests on Thursday after it was reported that distance runner Mo Farah missed two doping controls in the lead-up to the 2012 London Olympics. While declining to discuss Farah's case, U.K. Anti-Doping Agency chief ...

Ex-assistant links Salazar to doping

More Sports / Track & Field Jun 4, 2015

Ex-assistant links Salazar to doping

Long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar's former assistant is among those accusing the American of violating anti-doping rules and encouraging doping by one of his top runners, Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp. In a story Wednesday by ProPublica and BBC, former Salazar assistant Steve Magness accused ...