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Cheats exposed from Helsinki 2005

Nadzeya Ostapchuk

Nadzeya Ostapchuk

No matter how slowly the wheels may turn when it comes to catching cheats, the mere fact that it is happening shows that even after a period of 8 years there can still be justice.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has re-tested a selection of doping samples collected at the 2005 IAAF World Championships, Helsinki, Finland, from a wide range of disciplines and nations, and the results have revealed a further six adverse findings. [Read more…]

Athletes caught for doping in 2012

  Monday, 28 January 2013 – Eleven South African Athletes were sanctioned for doping offences during 2012. This is a very high number for a single country and indicates that there is a serious problem with both a lack of awareness of the dangers of using such substances and also an element of dishonesty in […]

Athletes caught for doping in 2012 is a post from: Time-to-Run South Africa

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German doping agency eyes athletes

German Doping Agency

German Doping Agency

Thirty athletes are being investigated in connection with a suspected doping affair involving a doctor in the city of Erfurt, the German anti-doping agency said.
NADA said they were looking into each of the 30 cases where the doctor, once part of the Olympic base in Erfurt, is suspected of having used a blood infusion system after exposing the blood to UV rays. [Read more…]

Doping offenders can expect 4-year ban

OSAKA, August 23 — World athletics governing body IAAF here Thursday said that first-time drug cheats will face a mandatory four-year ban.

The IAAF initially imposed four-year bans on doping cheats in 1991 but they were forced to turn back their tough stance for legal challenges in 1997. [Read more…]

Council make historic decision on Anti-Doping

European Athletics has declared that athletes from European countries, sanctioned for major doping offences will be subject to new competition entry regulations for future major championships, which will include missing the European Athletics Championships, after the completion of their suspension under IAAF anti-doping rules. [Read more…]

Spanish drugs clampdown

SPAIN plans to jail those who sell drugs to sports people as part of a zero-tolerance crackdown on doping.

“Doping will be considered a criminal offence and those who are caught dispensing drugs will face jail sentences,” said Sports Minister Jaimec Lissavetsky. [Read more…]

Drugs-in-Sport: Spanish drugs clampdown

SPAIN plans to jail those who sell drugs to sports people as part of a zero-tolerance crackdown on doping.

“Doping will be considered a criminal offence and those who are caught dispensing drugs will face jail sentences,” said Sports Minister Jaimec Lissavetsky. [Read more…]