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Translation - Why Did the Tigers Lose?

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(Central League, Hiroshima Carp 6, Hanshin Tigers 1)

Wada’s mad. The Tigers’ lacklustre play on offence and defence resulted in a 6-1 blowout at the hands of Hiroshima. 623 more words


Buckner Releases New Issue of World Sports Legal Update Newsletter

Buckner, a higher-education and sports law firm, has published the third quarter 2014 issue of World Sports Legal Update newsletter.

Topics in this issue of the newsletter include: 182 more words


Usain Bolt Chides Doping Officials Over Tyson Gay Ban

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports)

By Kayon Raynor

(Reuters) – Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a “bad message to the sport,” after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid. 323 more words

Track & Field

Essendon v ASADA: The rule of law and role of legal fairness

At the heart of claims by Essendon Football Club and James Hird against the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is a perceived lack of procedural fairness. 2,165 more words


The battle lines are drawn: What ASADA admits & denies in its Defence

Essendon Football Club, a professional Australian Football League (AFL) team, and its suspended coach James Hird have instituted proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) claiming that ASADA acted outside its powers in the events leading up to 34 show cause notices being issued to existing and former players of the Club in relation to the alleged use of prohibited substances in 2012. 1,973 more words


Olympic Summit Gives Full Support To Olympic Agenda 2020

Leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today, with the Olympic Agenda 2020 process central to their discussions. Sports leaders heard updates on the proposals that have so far been generated on Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which is scheduled for further consideration and final approval at the Extraordinary IOC Session in December. 1,008 more words


Lifetime doping bans not legal, WADA president says

The World Anti-Doping Agency doubled bans for “serious doping offenders” from two years to four years last November, to be implemented in 2015, but many would like to see lifetime bans. 104 more words