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Player In Baseball's Steroid Scandal Surrenders To DEA

Federal prosecutors have formally charged the owner of an anti-aging clinic with distributing illegal steroids. Anthony Bosch surrendered to federal agents, and he has been cooperating with investigations. Last year, Major League Baseball suspended a dozen players, including Alex Rodriguez, with …

Steroids Go to High School

Alex Rodriguez hasn't seen a major-league field all season, yet somehow he manages to find his name back in the papers.<p>The Miami Herald reports that …

Selig oversaw prosperity and both ends of Steroids Era | News Home | Reuters

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - He presided over unprecedented economic growth and instituted a slew of innovations as Major League Baseball commissioner, yet the reign of Allan “Bud” Selig may forever be linked to both ends of the Steroids Era.<p>Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks at a news …

Wigan forward Rhys Pugsley handed two-year ban for steroid use

One of Wigan’s and Wales’ most promising teenage forwards has been banned for two years after testing positive for steroids. The 19-year-old Rhys Pugsley made his Wales debut on his 18th birthday and has been a important member of Wigan’s academy.<p>The club confirmed Pugsley had admitted taking …

Essendon could face fresh allegations if court blocks inquiry, says Asada

Asada has warned it could reissue doping allegations against Essendon players within 24 hours if its investigation is found to be illegal.<p>Essendon’s court battle with the anti-doping body has concluded with Justice John Middleton reserving his decision on whether the Australian Sports Anti-Doping …

Sandor Earl of the Raiders runs the ball during the round 14 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrtih Panthers at Canberra Stadium on June 15, 2013 in Canberra, Australia. http

Sandor Earl of the Raiders runs the ball during the round 14 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrtih Panthers at Canberra Stadium on …

Sandor Earl to launch challenge against drug ban

Lawyers for suspended Canberra Raiders player Sandor Earl plan to launch a challenge this week against his ban after learning Asada has dropped a peptide trafficking charge against him.<p>Earl – the only player to be banned under the long running Asada drugs in sport investigation – was issued an …

AFL chief hits back amid court claims that AFL knew Essendon was implicated in drugs scandal before the club self-reported supplements use

GILLON McLachlan has dismissed as “noise” and “a distraction” explosive details regarding what the AFL knew of Essendon’s 2012 supplements program …

Essendon Football Club, James Hird take on ASADA at the Federal Court

The Essendon Football Club and suspended coach James Hird head to the Federal Court today to begin a challenge against the Australian Sports …

U.S. vs. Lance Armstrong: Understanding the Latest in the Floyd Landis Whistleblower Case

The likelihood Lance Armstrong will have to pay many millions to settle the whistleblower lawsuit brought by former teammate Floyd Landis increased tremendously last week with the announcement that the Justice Department is joining the case.<p>But as with any litigation, anything can happen. Here are …

Historical Timeline - Drug Use in Sports

Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the drama of the Dirtiest Race in History

When I started writing this blog 18 months ago, there were numerous sporting events that immediately sprung to mind when I considered which topics to cover. One certainty was that at some point I would try my very best to research, investigate, and compose a piece about the 1988 Olympics men's 100m …

EPO is old hat for cycling's new generation of doping cheats

When Danilo Di Luca got himself thrown off the Giro d'Italia a couple of weeks ago, it seemed like a gust of stale air blowing in from a half-forgotten past. Traces of erythropoietin had been found in a urine sample given by the 37-year-old Italian rider a few days before the start of the race. Di …

Russians May Have New Process To Boost EPO, Endurance

Economist article says Russian company is using xenon gas to assist the nation's athletes.<p>As the Sochi Winter Olympics get underway, <i>The Economist</i> magazine has published a story alleging that Russian athletes have used xenon gas to stimulate EPO production and enhance endurance performance.<p>The …

Summer Olympics

8-Time U.S. Champ Mo Trafeh Retires After Being Found with EPO

Moroccan-born U.S. citizen says drug charges would be too costly to fight.<p>Mo (Mohamed) Trafeh, a Moroccan-born United States citizen who won eight U.S. road titles between 2010 and 2013, has abruptly announced his retirement from running after being caught in possession of the performance-enhancing …

Grand Rapids

Anabolic Steroids - Abuse, Side Effects and Safety

What are Anabolic Steroids?<p>Androgens and anabolic steroids include the endogenous male sex hormone testosterone and dihydrotestosterone, and other …

Anabolic Steroids in Sport & Exercise

In most cases, people use <b>anabolic steroids in sports and exercise</b>. <b>Sportspersons</b>, including <b>athletes</b>, bodybuilders, footballers and others, who put a …

Anabolic Steroids Use

In quite a few illnesses, medical practitioners prescribe anabolic steroids. Use of it is however suggested with caution since the drug is known to …

Anabolic Steroids Abuse Frequently Asked Questions

The use of anabolic steroids is not a new fad. When it became widely known among athletes during the 1950s that steroids could help them build muscle …

Chiliboy Ralepelle faces two-year ban after positive steroids test

The South Africa hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle faces a two-year suspension from rugby union after testing positive for an anabolic steroid during an out-of-competition doping test in France.<p>The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport said in a statement that Ralepelle had returned a positive test …

Marion Jones

For the American tennis player, see Marion Jones (tennis).<p><b>Marion Lois Jones</b> (born October 12, 1975), also known as <b>Marion Jones-Thompson</b>, is an …

Essendon seek to suspend Asada probe into 2012 supplements program

Lawyers acting for Essendon are seeking an immediate halt to Asada's investigations into the AFL club's 2012 supplements program.<p>Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said on Monday they were filing an application in the Federal Court for an urgent injuction to stop the anti-doping authority from continuing …

Essendon's bid for Asada injunction rejected

Essendon have lost their bid to put Asada's investigation into the AFL club's supplements program on hold.<p>The Bombers argued in Federal Court that their players should not have to respond to the allegations until after Essendon concludes their court battle with the anti-doping authority.<p>But Justice …

Essendon's Asada trial date set for early August

Essendon's bid to derail Asada's investigation into the club's supplements program will go to trial in August.<p>A three-day trial will kick off on 11 August, when the Bombers and their banned coach James Hird will argue last year's joint Asada and AFL investigation into the club's 2012 supplements …