Russia anti-doping boss expects lengthy Olympic ban

Olympics Oct 23, 2019

Russia anti-doping boss expects lengthy Olympic ban

Russia's anti-doping chief is predicting a lengthy Olympic ban for the national squad, lashing out at Moscow authorities who he says handed over falsified lab data to international investigators. The accusations are the latest scandal to hit Russian sport after the country was banned from ...

Conor Dwyer retires after being suspended for doping

More Sports / Swimming Oct 12, 2019

Conor Dwyer retires after being suspended for doping

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Conor Dwyer of the United States announced his retirement Friday, shortly after receiving a 20-month doping ban for having testosterone pellets inserted into his hip. The 30-year-old Dwyer, who won relay gold medals in 2012 and 2016 and an individual bronze ...

Junya Koga gets reduced doping suspension

More Sports / Swimming Aug 3, 2019

Junya Koga gets reduced doping suspension

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday it has reduced a suspension handed to swimmer Junya Koga for failed drug tests last year, but the 2009 world champion will still miss out on Olympic qualification. The doping ban, shortened from four years to two ...

More Sports / Swimming Jul 27, 2019

Aussie swimmer Jack tests positive for banned substance

Shayna Jack of Australia has tested positive for a banned substance, which prompted her withdrawal from the world swimming championships before the event began for what were cited as personal reasons. Swimming Australia confirmed Saturday that Jack has been notified of the positive test following ...

More Sports / Swimming Jun 25, 2019

CAS to shorten Junya Koga's doping ban: sources

The Court of Arbitration for Sport is set to hand swimmer Junya Koga a less severe ban after he filed an appeal over his four-year suspension for failed drug tests last year, sources said Monday. According to sources, the CAS is set to shorten the ...

MLB hands Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas an 80-game doping ban

Baseball / MLB Jun 22, 2019

MLB hands Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas an 80-game doping ban

A season full of All-Star potential for Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas was drastically cut short Friday when Major League Baseball suspended him 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Montas pitched well Thursday night and is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA in ...