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  1. Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson suspended for banned substance

    Jamaican Olympic sprinter Sherone Simpson has been banned from her sport until Dec. 20 after testing positive for a banned substance.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  2. WADA: Jamaica's anti-doping program back in order

    The World Anti-Doping Agency says Jamaican officials have "done exactly what we've asked" to get their drug-testing program back in order after glaring failures ahead of the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  3. Nicklas Backstrom to get silver medal despite drug test

    Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom will receive an Olympic silver medal despite his positive drug test in Sochi.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics - The drug-testing process failed Sweden's Ni...

    Scott Burnside

    Sweden's Nicklas Backstrom was the victim of circumstances, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Vitalijs Pavlovs, Marina Lisogor expelled ...

    A Latvian hockey player and a Ukrainian cross-country skier failed drug tests at the Sochi Olympics, bringing to four the number of doping cases at the games.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  6. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Austria protests doping test on eve of Ol...

    The Austrian Olympic Committee has filed a complaint with the IOC after Alpine skier Elisabeth Goergl was drug-tested the night before the women's downhill at the Sochi Games.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  7. 2014 Winter Olympics -- WADA outraged at release of untested new ...

    The World Anti-Doping Agency expects a breakthrough within weeks to catch athletes who use human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  8. South Korean gold medalist Lee Yong-dae banned for doping violati...

    Olympic badminton gold medalist Lee Yong-dae and fellow-South Korean Kim Ki-jung have been handed one year suspensions by the sport's world governing body for missing doping tests.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  9. 2014 Winter Olympics -- IOC has tough drug-testing net in place

    Go ahead -- just try to get away with it. If you're willing to take the risk, you'll pay the price.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  10. Lance Armstrong wants hearing in bonus money fight

    Lance Armstrong is still fighting a Texas company that wants to recoup about $12 million in bonuses he was paid for winning the Tour de France while secretly using performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  11. Italian runner banned 3 years in doping case

    Italian long-distance runner Devis Licciardi has been banned for three years for cheating a drug test.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  12. IOC chief wants drug cheats weeded out before Sochi

    IOC President Thomas Bach urged national Olympic committees Friday to weed out drug cheats before the Winter Games in Sochi in February, warning that a positive test would taint the image of an entire team.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  13. WADA chief bemoans agency's lack of power

    Shaun Assael

    John Fahey, WADA's outgoing president, spent the week complaining about the agency's inability to compel other countries to answer requests or comply to standards, Shaun Assael writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  14. Lance Armstrong settles $3M insurance lawsuit

    A day before he was scheduled to give sworn testimony about his use of performance-enhancing drugs, Lance Armstrong reached a settlement Wednesday with an insurance company that was seeking $3 million in performance bonuses it paid him from 1999 to 2001.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  15. IOC using new steroid test on doping samples from 2006 Turin Game...

    Olympic officials are using a new steroid test to reanalyze frozen doping samples from the 2006 Winter Games in Turin to catch any drug cheats who avoided detection at the time.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  16. WADA provisionally suspends 2014 Sochi Games lab in Russia

    The Russian drug-testing lab for February's Winter Olympics in Sochi faces suspension unless it significantly improves the reliability of its results by Dec. 1.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2013