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  1. Lance Armstrong still part of ongoing USPS investigation

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Lance Armstrong's legal woes are far from over on several fronts, including an ongoing investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, the longtime title sponsor for his cycling teams and once inextricably linked to his racing success.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  2. Christian Vande Velde looks forward as Lance Armstrong doping sca...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Christian Vande Velde has been at peace for some time now. This week seals it.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  3. Floyd Landis will avoid jail if donors get reimbursed

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Floyd Landis was arraigned Friday morning in U.S. District Court in San Diego on a single count of wire fraud related to fund-raising for his legal defense, but his case will be dismissed if he repays donors within three years.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  4. 2012 London Games -- Increased drug testing moving in positive di...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    New HGH blood tests employed at the London Games could help strengthen the institutional checks and balances on cheating.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  5. Court dismissal puts Armstrong in unfamiliar territory as future ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Lance Armstrong's virtual day in court was unlike most days he experienced during his seven-year championship reign in Tour de France.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  6. World triathlon rule remains, suspends Lance Armstrong from sanct...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The World Triathlon Corporation's board of directors has decided to leave in place a rule that suspends Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong from participating in Ironman events.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2012
  7. USADA's actions on Lance Armstrong start series of events that co...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four months after federal officials dropped a nearly 2-year-old investigation of seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is aggressively pursuing a case against him. Armstrong, his longtime team director Johan Br...

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  8. CAS to British Olympic Association: Time's up

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday released a unanimous ruling that struck down the British Olympic Association's maverick clause barring its athletes with past doping offenses from competing in the Olympics. In what can only be termed unsp...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  9. Floyd Landis' fund being investigated by federal authorities

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Federal authorities in San Diego are investigating possible fraud charges against former professional cyclist Floyd Landis in relation to his legal defense fund, which closed its books almost five years ago.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  10. Q&A: Janet Evans on training, trials and the inevitable doping qu...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Here are excerpts from our conversation with four-time Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans, who will make her return to elite competition after a 15-year absence this weekend at the Austin Grand Prix (you can read our full feature on Evans' comeback bi...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  11. How an unlikely united front between agencies and authorities cou...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The tradition of infighting and territorialism between agencies and authorities with overlapping jurisdiction in the anti-doping world is waning. If that continues, athletes who dope might find that, although there are ways to beat a test, it will become a lot harder to beat an entire system.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  12. Few certainties in Alberto Contador case

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Alberto Contador will have his day in court next week, at long last, or more accurately, his four days before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, starting Monday. The ratio of time spent on a doping case versus picograms of b...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  13. Rule 45 breached athletes' rights

    Bonnie D. Ford

    A Court of Arbitration for Sport panel unanimously agreed that the International Olympic Committee must rescind Rule 45, the misguided attempt to layer additional sanctions on top of the World Anti-Doping Agency code. It boiled down, as many things d...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  14. A look at 'the LaShawn Merritt case' and Rule 45

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The IOC's Rule 45 bars any athlete who receives a doping sanction of six months or more from competing in the next Olympics. But it's not exactly the deterrent officials expect it to be.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  15. Tyler Hamilton's lawyers inform authorities about incident involv...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Tyler Hamilton's lawyers formally notified federal authorities about a weekend incident they consider to be "aggressive contact" initiated by Lance Armstrong, saying it is up to those authorities to decide whether it constitutes witness tampering.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  16. Tour of California: Between weather and doping, race can't get a ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    As snow threatens to disrupt the Sunday start of the Tour of California, one can not help but wonder, doesn't this race deserve a break?

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2011