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  • Sharapova, Guardiola, doping, darkness and light

    By Edmund Willison 25 April 2017 This week sees the return of the former darling of tennis, Maria Sharapova, after a 15-month drugs ban from professional sport. The highest earning woman in global sport plays as a wild card in the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart from Wednesday. In the wake of her positive test early last year for a recently banned […]

  • Drugs in sport survey 1998 – retrospective

    By Nick Harris 31 October 2016 The 1998 Tour de France was utterly overshadowed by drugs busts and irrefutable evidence of widespread cheating. This was apparently a new low in the global landscape of doping scandals. Apparently is the operative word. It would be a long time before the truth about cycling’s real doping problem emerged. Some might […]

  • IAAF, Adidas, doping and internal contradictions of WADA report

          By Ross Tucker  (left, professor, Uni of the Free State, South Africa)  & Roger Pielke Jnr (right, professor, University of Colorado-Boulder) 25 January 2016 . The big news in global track and field today is that Adidas will end their sponsorship of the world governing body, the IAAF, four years early, according to a story broken […]

  • ‘A lack of reliable doping data puts the spirit of sport in peril’

    By Roger Pielke Jr 30 September 2014  Sport is in the news for a lot of the wrong reasons, from the scandal over the NFL’s response to cases of alleged domestic abuse to FIFA’s latest farce – the global football body ordering executives to return $27,000 watches given as gifts during this year’s World Cup […]

  • A doping conundrum: just $6m a year on developing new tests, $350m on testing

    * By Roger Pielke Jr 21 July 2014 Speaking last week in Australia, the winner of the 2011 Tour de France winner, Cadel Evans, claimed that professional cycling today is cleaner than at any time in his experience. The 37-year-old Aussie rider said: “It’s in the best shape – maybe not economically – but the best […]

  • Fixing, doping, whistle-blowing: secrets that tennis prefers not to discuss

    By Nick Harris 24 June 2013 As tennis’s most prestigious grass court tournament begins at Wimbledon today, the presence of one particular American qualifier in the men’s singles draw highlights the sport’s deeply complex relationship with match-fixing, doping and whistle-blowing. Wayne Odesnik, 27, is the world No107 and has previously been ranked inside the world’s […]

  • 10 outstanding questions for UKAD on the Hull drugs cover-up

    By Sportingintelligence 14 March 2012 An anti-doping conference at Twickenham today includes an appearance by UKAD’s Richard Redman, the official who personally oversaw the investigation into the Martin Gleeson & Hull FC rugby league drugs cover-up. The Mail on Sunday and Sportingintelligence covered this in depth earlier this year. Articles linked here. Questions remain, however, […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Funding body Sport England kept in dark over drugs cover-up

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 1 February 2012 SPORT England, the funding body that hands out taxpayers money to sports governing bodies, was kept in the dark over alleged breaches of the UK National Anti-Doping policy, Sportingintelligence can reveal  – meaning a governing body is continuing to receive a £28m […]

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