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Survey shows many potential doping whistleblowers unsure where to turn | Sport

A groundbreaking survey of more than 400 British and US elite athletes and coaches has found that fewer than half feel their sport actively encourages them to report doping, the Observer can reveal. The study, conducted by Leeds Beckett University on behalf of the World Anti-Doping Agency, also discovered that …

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Horse racing trainers and veterinarians charged in international doping scandal

Horse racing trainers and veterinarians charged in international doping scandal

More than two dozen trainers, veterinarians and others in horse racing were charged in a widespread doping scheme that “amounted to nothing less than abuse,” federal officials and court papers revealed Monday. The defendants ran horses at tracks in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Ohio, Kentucky and the United Arab …

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Sun Yang, Chinese Olympic Swimmer, Gets 8-Year Doping Ban

Sun Yang, Chinese Olympic Swimmer, Gets 8-Year Doping Ban

Sun Yang, the three-time Olympic swimming champion from China, will be suspended for eight years for a drug-testing violation, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Friday. Sun, 28, a six-time Olympic medalist and the first Chinese man to win a swimming gold at the Games, has been fighting …

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Hammer thrower Mark Dry lashes out at ‘unfair and wrong’ doping ban | Sport

The hammer thrower Mark Dry has lashed out at what he described as an “unfair and wrong” decision to ban him for four years for a breach of the doping rules. The 32-year-old had admitted lying about his whereabouts at an initial hearing before the independent National Anti-Doping Panel (NADP) …

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Edwin Moses: ‘We all knew doping was happening … it was a dark period in athletics’ | Sport

Edwin Moses

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m hurdles, Moses was unbeaten for nine years, nine months and nine days. From August 1977 to June 1987, he won 122 consecutive races but the …

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