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Stories with subject: Doping regulations
  • Jamaica agency admits sprinter's test was flawed 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:14 pm
  • KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's anti-doping agency on Wednesday acknowledged that sample collection procedures in sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown's positive test last year were "inconsistent" with international standards.

  • CAS cites doping sample flaws in Jamaican case 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:56 am
  • LONDON - Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible "environmental contamination" of her urine sample, sport's highest appeals body said Tuesday.

  • FIFA medical chief 'hates' Brazil drug test doubts 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:02 am
  • MONACO - FIFA's medical chief is "really not happy" with drug-testing plans for the World Cup in Brazil because samples taken from players must be flown across the Atlantic for analysis at a laboratory in Switzerland, which could slow results.

  • Jamaican sprinter Simpson gets ban 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:22 pm
  • KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican Olympic sprinter Sherone Simpson was banned until Dec. 20 after testing positive for a banned stimulant, a disciplinary panel announced Tuesday.

  • Drug ban for Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:14 pm
  • KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican Olympic sprinter Sherone Simpson was banned from her sport until Dec. 20 after testing positive for a banned substance.

  • Canada's Pound assigned Olympic broadcast role 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:43 pm
  • LONDON - After years on the outside looking in, Dick Pound is back with a new role in the International Olympic Committee.

  • Ng, Takeda appointed to head 2 key IOC commissions 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:03 pm
  • LONDON - IOC President Thomas Bach filled several key positions Tuesday - including in finance, marketing and anti-doping - as he put his own stamp on the Olympic body that continues to take shape since his election six months ago.

  • Bach visits Qatar, talks about World Cup with emir 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:22 pm
  • IOC President Thomas Bach is visiting Qatar, where he discussed the gulf state's preparations for the 2022 World Cup and its treatment of migrant workers.

  • MLB toughens drug agreement after Biogenesis 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:06 pm
  • NEW YORK - In the wake of the Biogenesis scandal that led to 14 suspensions last summer, Major League Baseball and its players' union announced Friday they are toughening penalties and increasing the frequency of testing in the most substantial revisions to their drug agreement in eight years.

  • A timeline of MLB's drug-testing rules 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:00 pm
  • Aug. 30, 2002 - Players and owners announce a collective bargaining agreement that includes a joint drug program for the first time since October 1985. The deal calls for a survey urine test for banned steroids in 2003 and 2004, and if more than 5 percent of tests are positive in a year, for testing with penalties to start the following year and continue until less than 2.5 percent test positive in two consecutive years combined.