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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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‘I genuinely forgot’: Mo Farah explains changing story over taking supplement | Sport

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Mo Farah has explained how he came to change his account when questioned in 2015 about taking the supplement L-carnitine before the 2014 London Marathon. A BBC Panorama documentary aired last Monday revealed that Farah was interviewed by investigators from the US Anti-Doping Agency in 2015 as part of its …

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Tyson Fury could face fresh Ukad investigation over farmer’s meat claim | Sport

The UK Anti-Doping Agency is poised to launch an investigation into allegations that a member of Tyson Fury’s team offered a farmer £25,000 to provide a false alibi after the heavyweight champion failed a drugs test in 2015. Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, and his cousin Hughie, both blamed their …

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Sun Yang benefited from convenient friendship with swimming’s chiefs | Sport

In August 2016, two years after Sun Yang was banned for three months because he’d been caught using an illegal stimulant, he won the Olympic 200m freestyle. It was his third gold medal, after his victories in the 400m and 1500m at London 2012. Sun explained the drug was medication …

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Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang banned for eight years after Cas ruling | Sport

The Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, a multiple world and Olympic champion, has been banned for eight years following a court of arbitration for sport (Cas) ruling released on Friday. Cas upheld an appeal lodged by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) after Fina, the international swimming federation, cleared Yang of wrongdoing …

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