More Sports / Track & Field Sep 10, 2019

Two Russian Olympic champs refused clearance for worlds

Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia were refused clearance Tuesday to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships. High jumper Anna Chicherova and race walker Elena Lashmanova, who have both served doping bans, were among 18 Russians rejected by the IAAF, ...

Springboks' Aphiwe Dyantyi facing four-year doping ban

Rugby Aug 30, 2019

Springboks' Aphiwe Dyantyi facing four-year doping ban

Springboks wing Aphiwe Dyantyi is facing a four-year ban after testing positive for anabolic steroids at a training camp with the South Africa squad last month. The South African anti-doping agency said Friday that Dyantyi's "B" sample this week confirmed the results of the test ...

General Aug 23, 2019

WADA suspends India's anti-doping lab

The World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday suspended India's drug-testing laboratory for six months, saying its analysis isn't up to scratch. WADA says it found "non-conformities" during a visit to the New Delhi lab, including with isotope ratio mass spectrometry, a method used to detect banned ...

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 ...