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McIlroy: Stronger drug testing needed in golf

Rory McIlroy has come out in full support of the PGA Tour’s stricter approach to drug testing as of October this year.

The Tour has announced that, as of October this year, it will introduce blood-testing as well as a reformed list of banned substances – aligned with that of the World Anti-Doping Agency – and the European Tour is expected to take the same stance in the near future. 200 more words

Bruce Francis Letter to Greg Hunt | 1 June 2017

1 June 2017

The Hon Greg Hunt MP

Minister for Sport

Dear Minister

Yesterday, I explained not only the sheer bastardry behind ASADA and WADA charging 26 of the 34 Essendon players, but the ineptness, bias and corruption in the Court of Arbitration for Sport finding those 26 players guilty of being administered Thymosin Beta-4. 1,110 more words

Essendon

WADA eyes fast-tracked power to sanction cheating countries, sports

MONTREAL (AP) — After Olympic officials ignored their advice to suspend Russia from the Rio Games, World Anti-Doping Agency leaders are looking to fast-track new rules that could prevent a similar scenario for future Games. 376 more words

Olympics

When is 'cheating' cheating? Drugs in Sport Part I

The trick to an effective advertisement is to do something which captures the viewer’s attention. In this sense, as an advertiser, you are looking to provoke a reaction – be it sexual, humorous, outrage, other or a combination. 2,853 more words

Health

Clock ticking on Russia as anti-doping agency meets

MONTREAL (AP) — The lurid details — dark-of-night swapping of tainted urine samples with clean ones through a hole cut into the wall — have been confirmed by an independent investigator who delivered a 144-page report with the proof. 760 more words

Olympics

Sorry Eugenie, But Sharapova Is Fine To Return 

Eugenie Bouchard has made absolutely no secret of what she thinks of Maria Sharapova in the previous weeks.

Sharapova made her return last month, after a 15 month doping ban, at the Stuttgart Open, where she made it to the semi-finals. 497 more words

Why is doping forbidden?

By Sarah Pranadjaja

Doping is a huge controversial topic in professional sports. Performance-enhancing drugs, typically stimulants and hormones, are often used by professional athletes to increase agility, strength and energy. 43 more words

Lifestyle