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  1. Washington Capitals' trade deadline plans

    Craig Custance

    Alex Ovechkin felt compelled to apologize for his team's performance in the Olympics. Nicklas Backstrom had to sit out the gold-medal game because of a doping violation. John Carlson's Americans were embarrassed in the bronze-medal game. Yeah, the...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Sweden top center Nicklas Backstrom tests ...

    Sweden center Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test at the Sochi Games, testing positive for a substance found in an allergy medication, a spokesman for the country's Olympic Committee said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  3. Canadian doctor Anthony Galea remorseful ahead of New York senten...

    A Canadian sports doctor who treated Tiger Woods and other big-name athletes wrote to a judge Thursday that he never intended for what began as a few trips to see U.S. patients to turn into a long-running practice and a criminal record for bringing unappr

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  4. World Anti-Doping agency: MLB's drug testing policy 'misleading' ...

    The chief of the World Anti-Doping Agency says Major League Baseball is "misleading" the public by its continued refusal to institute a transparent and rigorous drug testing program.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  5. Slovakia hockey player Lubomir Visnovsky reprimanded for doping

    A Slovakian hockey player for the Edmonton Oilers has been reprimanded for a minor doping violation at the Vancouver Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2010
  6. Major League Baseball hoping to test minor leaguers for HGH

    Major League Baseball plans to test minor league players for human growth hormone, The New York Times is reporting.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  7. More than 30 athletes barred from Vancouver Olympics after failed...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    More than 30 athletes have been barred from competing in the Vancouver Olympics after failing pre-Games testing, the director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  8. USADA has plan to curb steroids in supplements

    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will unveil details of a new plan to confront manufacturers who produce supplements that contain steroids and other dangerous drugs.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  9. What Bobby Julich will be watching for in this year's Tour de Fra...

    Bobby Julich

    From the doping issue to route changes to the Lance factor, Bobby Julich previews this year's Tour de France.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2009
  10. U.S. pro sports leagues still trail in drug-testing arms race

    T.J. Quinn and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Current anti-doping testing methods have their challenges, but a new approach, called longitudinal testing, represents one of the most exciting anti-doping developments that some experts have seen, write Mark Fainaru-Wada and T.J. Quinn.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2008
  11. After another controversial on-ice incident, NHL again fails to d...

    Scott Burnside

    When it comes to doping, drinking and gambling allegations, the NHL says all the right things. But when it comes to on-ice incidents that can really hurt the game's reputation, the league repeatedly misses the mark.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2007
  12. Debate over NHL's drug-testing policy rages on

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL believes it has a solid, evolving drug-testing policy. World Anti-Doping Agency president Dick Pound thinks it's a sham. And the testing debate rages on.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2007
  13. Armstrong believes Landis will likely lose arbitration case

    Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong said he believes that last year's winner Floyd Landis did not dope but will likely lose his arbitration case against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2007
  14. Stem cells could be next generation of sports doping

    For athletes, stem cells have much more than the potential to cure disease and save lives -- they may be able to heal injuries, boost strength and endurance, and provide a lasting edge over the competition.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2006
  15. Documents describe Czechoslovakia doping program

    Secret documents show Communist Czechoslovakia systematically and officially administered steroids and other illegal substances to athletes.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2006
  16. Futility causes fatigue in drug-cheat chase

    John Helyar

    If it isn't steroids, it's HGH. If it isn't HGH, it's genetic doping. John Helyar looks at the lopsided odds in the fight against performance-enhancers in sports.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2006