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Should dopers be banned for life? Or is two years enough? Yesterday, we looked at , disgraced sprinter from Britain who served a two year suspension for his use of the designer steroid THG and who is now making a bid to run for Britain, first at the World Indoors (which he will run in) […]
Hopefully, you’ve noticed the newly added Tabs at the top of the page – we’ve added this to make it a little easier to navigate your way around our archives and to find articles. Thanks to Vanilla from Half-fast for steering me in the right direction to figure out how to add the tabs. While […]
Latest news on Pistorius – the appeal that will focus on “non-science” matters Well, it’s been a prolonged absence, but I’m now back in SA having had a great time of it travelling through the USA and Egypt. And so we’ll get right into some of the meaty issues that have developed in the last […]
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 posts – it’s been a frantic period of travel and work (and nothing in particular) and as a result, we’ve slowed right down in our posting sequence! I (Ross) spent […]
Superbowl Sunday has come and gone, and New York Giants played the part of giant slayers by upsetting the New England Patriots, a team that steam-rolled the competition during the regular season, and even when against the ropes always seemed to be able to pull out a win from somewhere. Not in Superbowl XLII however, […]
Marathon survivorship Last week, we featured the . As the fastest Japanese woman ever over the HALF MARATHON, much was expected of Fukushi’s debut marathon in Osaka, but in the end, she left the world with memories of a different kind – 15 minutes to cover the final 2km, three falls in the final 300m […]