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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. WADA -- Allegations by ex-Jamaica official 'serious'

    The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday that Jamaican officials need to respond soon to accusations from a former insider who alleges drug-testing procedures are lax.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  4. HGH tests coming to basketball, too?

    Henry Abbott

    In December, Rep. Elijah Cummings called it "incredibly ridiculous" that the NFL does not test for human growth hormone (HGH), lamenting years of stalling tactics from the players union. Cummings, from Maryland, is the ranking Democrat on a committee...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  5. Congress members, experts nudge NFL players union to get moving o...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Congress can't officially referee the chess game between the NFL and its players' union regarding the implementation of testing for human growth hormone, but some flags were thrown anyway during a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  6. WADA director general says NBA has 'gaps' in anti-doping program

    Henry Abbott

    The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency says the NBA's anti-doping program is insufficient.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  7. The File: Is Olympic HGH test ready for the NFL?

    Every two years at the Olympics, a dance goes on in which the best chemists gather with the best athletes to face the best drug testers. In the weeks before the just-completed Games in London, those testers buzzed about a brand-new test they'd develo...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  8. 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
  9. IOC to likely retest athlete doping samples from Athens Games

    Eight years later, the IOC will likely retest doping samples from the Athens Olympics to catch any drug cheats who may have avoided detection.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  10. Weightlifter Pat Mendes suspended for use of HGH

    Weightlifter Pat Mendes has been suspended for two years after testing positive for human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  11. Lawmakers urge baseball for HGH testing, chewing tobacco ban

    Two House Democrats are urging Major League Baseball and the players union to implement testing for human growth hormone and ban chewing tobacco by players in uniform and in public view.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  12. House Democrats request hearing on NFL HGH testing

    Three Democratic House members are urging the House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold hearings on the impasse between the NFL and players union on testing for human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  13. New HGH test wins support of scientists, experts

    A new test that can detect the use of human growth hormone for up to 21 days has been endorsed by international anti-doping officials, moving a step closer to a potential breakthrough against doping at next year's London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  14. Andrus Veerpalu receives 3-year doping ban for using HGH

    Two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Andrus Veerpalu of Estonia has been banned for three years for doping with human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  15. Ex-Olympic champion Andrus Veerpalu tested positive for HGH, Esto...

    The Estonian Ski Association says former two-time Olympic champion Andrus Veerpalu tested positive for human growth hormone before the Nordic world championships in February.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  16. Patrick Sinkewitz confirms 'B' sample tested positive for HGH

    German cyclist Patrick Sinkewitz has confirmed that his B sample tested positive for the human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011