| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Oh, Lance. How could you?
Thursday’s announcement was stunning.
Seven-time winner of the Tour de France, testicular cancer survivor, Livestrong founder, cancer fundraiser, our hero, our real-life Superman — and you’re giving up without...
| Aug 30, 2012
The day the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced it was stripping Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France victories and imposing a lifetime competition ban on him was a dramatic one in the world of sports and an even more dramatic one for cancer...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Lance Armstrong's bid to dismiss a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that he and his former cycling team, which had been sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, had defrauded the government through a scheme to use...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:01 AM
(Reuters) - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not appeal the one-year ban handed down to Tyson Gay for doping which has put the United States's second-place finish in the 4x100 metres relay at the 2012 London Olympics in...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:42 AM
American sprinter Tyson Gay -- banned for one year after failing a drug test -- has a green light to return to the track.
Gay received the relatively short punishment from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in return for cooperating with authorities...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Tyson Gay did all the right things when he failed a drug test before the 2013 world championships.
The U.S. sprinter immediately withdrew from competition, cooperated with authorities and, eventually, accepted a one-year ban.
Now, it seems, he is...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:06 AM
The Lance Armstrong doping scandal continued to reverberate through cycling on Tuesday as an independent panel levied stiff penalties against three staff members from his former team.
Team director Johan Bruyneel was banned from the sport for 10 years,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:33 PM
MESA, Ariz. — A buzz ran through the crowd, an accumulation of murmurs and applause that drifted across the pool to where Michael Phelps stood. It was just loud enough to make the swimmer grin as he stepped onto the block.
"You heard people...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A courtroom struggle is brewing between track coach Jon Drummond and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
The conflict began when the USADA hit sprinter Tyson Gay with a one-year suspension for using a banned substance. Gay cooperated with officials in the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The cycling section of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., is vast. And as you stand before it, as I did recently, it's easy to split the volumes into distinct categories: before doping and after.
In the first realm rest the hagiographies and how-to tomes...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
It's no secret that American officials worry about doping in some sports more than others. Just look at the numbers.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency tested snowboard star Shaun White four times last year. Distance runner Galen Rupp was asked for seven times...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Swimming superstar Michael Phelps is getting closer to a competitive comeback that could lead him to a fifth Olympic appearance in 2016.
His longtime coach, Bob Bowman, said Tuesday Phelps is probably going to get into a meet “sometime soon.&...