Doping

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The doping dilemma

2008-11-16: The issue of doping in sport is (unfortunately) never too far away from the headlines, and as the year winds down, with little in the…

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Doping and athletics

2008-07-16: Check in a little later for a post on the Tour de France, and the first big mountain top finish from Monday at Hautacam. Apologies…

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Success in a pill?

2008-06-12: Just a short post today prior to our Comrades Marathon previews and coverage. One of our readers alerted us to a short blog post on…

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Drugs in Sport: Trevor Graham case

2008-05-31: Yesterday saw the verdict in the court case against Trevor Graham, the former Track coach who was implicated in the BALCO scandal and its subsequent…

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Lifetime bans for drug cheats?

2008-02-26: Should dopers be banned for life? Or is two years enough? Yesterday, we looked at , disgraced sprinter from Britain who served a two year…

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A drug conspiracy? Growth Hormone test

2008-02-08: How a potential test for growth hormone slipped through the cracks (and it’s possible rescue) Well, first off, apologies again for the long absence between…

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Beijing 2008 and doping

2008-01-08: Can Beijing 2008 possibly emerge untainted by doping? We doubt it… Two days ago, we did a post on some interesting news concerning the Beijing…

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The Mitchell Report at a glance

2007-12-17: Former Senate majority leader George Mitchell’s report on drug use in baseball was released on Friday afternoon, and sent the pundits and talking heads venting…

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Mitchell Report due today

2007-12-13: Eighteen months ago, former US Senator George Mitchell launched a probe into steroid use in baseball. The probe is the result of an unprecedented shake-up…

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