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Williams slams ‘shocking’ treatment over doping tests

Williams arrived at Wimbledon this week on the heels of a report that she was unhappy at excessive targeting from US Anti-Doping Agency drug testers.

Doping ban, drafting snub couldn’t stop the hero in Umaid Asif

DUBAI: He was banned for a year on doping charges in 2014, he was the best bowler in national Twenty20 last year but Umaid...

Sports court lifts life bans of 28 Russians accused of doping

LAUSANNE: The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday lifted life bans on 28 of the 43 Russians accused of doping at the 2014...

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

GENEVA: Russia was banned from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean Russian athletes will...

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

SEOUL: The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in...

Sharapova feels vindicated and empowered after doping ban

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA: Tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday she is excited about her return to competition next month, feeling vindicated by the reduction...

U.S. lawsuit seeking $100 million from Lance Armstrong heads to trial

WASHINGTON: A federal judge on Monday cleared the way for a U.S. government lawsuit seeking nearly $100 million in damages from former professional cyclist...

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

MOSCOW: Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing...

Andre Russell gets year ban for doping breach

SYDNEY: Globetrotting West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation, his Australian Twenty20...

Athletics: Russia ban to run into 2017

MONACO: Russia's athletics ban will run into 2017 and may include the August world championships after a Task Force monitoring the nation's anti-doping programme...

Maria Sharapova targets April return after doping ban reduced

LAUSANNE: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova hailed the reduction of her two-year doping ban on Tuesday as one of the "happiest days" of her...

Sharapova appeal verdict set for October

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday it would deliver an appeal verdict on the two-year doping ban for Maria Sharapova in early October.

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Games

MOSCOW: Russia, already suspended from next month's Rio Paralympics, have also been banned for the winter edition in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018 because of a state-sponsored sports doping program.

Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban

ZURICH: Russia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav banned for four years

NEW DELHI: Indian Wrestler Narsingh Yadav was handed a four-year doping ban on Thursday after the World Anti-Doping Agency won its appeal against his earlier exoneration.

Olympics: Phelps clinches 22nd gold as China drawn into doping storm

RIO DE JANEIRO: Michael Phelps blew away the competition in the Olympic pool for the 22nd time but doping reared its ugly head again Friday when Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi was revealed as the first major case of the Rio Games.

Russia banned from Rio Paralympics over doping

RIO DE JANEIRO: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banned all Russians from its own Games next month because of the widespread doping culture that it says has polluted sport in the country.

Olympics: Russian athletes affected by Rio bans

Following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision on Sunday not to issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes despite evidence of systematic doping across the majority of Olympic sports, global sporting federations have been left to decide which Russians can compete at next month's Rio Games.

Olympics: IOC decides against blanket doping ban for Russia

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.

Sharapova to miss Olympics after CAS ruling pushed to September

MOSCOW: Maria Sharapova will miss next month's Rio Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday decided to defer its decision on the Russian multiple grand slam champion's appeal against a two-year doping ban until September.