• Olympians Jan 14

    Olympic Gold Medalist Rollins-McNeal Suspended in Doping Case

    Olympic hurdles champion Brianna Rollins-McNeal has been provisionally suspended for a doping rules violation

  • Twitter Nov 8, 2019

    Nike Will Look Into Runner Mary Cain's Allegations of Abuse

    Nike will investigate accusations of abuse by Mary Cain while she was part of Alberto Salazar’s training group. The runner says it reached the point where she started having suicidal thoughts and cutting herself. Cain joined the disbanded Nike Oregon Project run by Salazar in 2013, soon after competing in the 1,500-meter final at track and field’s world championships when...

  • CEO Jan 2, 2019

    Deadline Passes Without Russian Turnover of Data to WADA

    The deadline for Russia to turn over samples and other data from its Moscow anti-doping lab passed Tuesday, leaving the World Anti-Doping Agency to decide whether to reinstate the ban it had lifted in September. WADA’s decision to declare the Russian Anti-Doping Agency compliant came with the requirement that it turn over data and samples by Dec. 31. But on...

  • United States Jul 23, 2018

    Olympian Ryan Lochte Suspended by US Anti-Doping Agency for Use of IV

    Ryan Lochte posted a photo for the world to see, and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency noticed. It got him suspended — again. The longtime U.S. swimming star has been banned from competition until July 2019, which means the 12-time Olympic medalist cannot compete as planned in the national championships that start this week in California. Lochte will also be ineligible...

  • Texas Apr 19, 2018

    Lance Armstrong Settles $100M Lawsuit With US Government

    Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career....
    The deal announced Thursday came as the two sides prepared for a trial...

  • United States Jan 3, 2018

    US Bobsledder Ryan Bailey Hit With 2-Year Doping Ban

    U.S. bobsledder and former track Olympian Ryan Bailey has been given a two-year doping suspension by the Court of Arbitration for Sport for using a banned stimulant. Bailey failed a doping test in January at a North American Cup competition in Park City, Utah. He was originally given a six-month ban starting in July, and then the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency...

  • Congress Feb 28, 2017

    Phelps Asks Congress to Ensure Anti-Doping System Is Fair

    Testifying before a congressional hearing on improving anti-doping measures, Michael Phelps has expressed frustration over seeing others cheat and says athletes need to believe the system works. The retired swimmer said Tuesday he has a hard time understanding how athletes get around anti-doping tests and that when they do, it’s “disillusioning.” Phelps, the most decorated Olympian with 28 medals, asked...

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