- Astana creates new controversy at Tour de France Updated: Jul-04-15 12:36 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands - On the very first day of the Tour de France, Vincenzo Nibali's Astana team found itself at the heart of another controversy after allowing one of its riders to start the race despite questions raised over his testing results.
- Astana rider Lars Boom facing Tour de France exit Updated: Jul-03-15 7:26 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands - Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali's under-pressure Astana team requested teammate Lars Boom be removed from cycling's showpiece race for anomalous blood-testing results announced Friday.
- Jamaica anti-doping agency starts collecting blood samples Updated: Jun-29-15 5:16 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean island that produces the world's dominant sprinters.
- Goucher lashes out at former coach Alberto Salazar Updated: Jun-28-15 5:00 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - An upset Kara Goucher took exception at being called a liar by Alberto Salazar after her former coach went public to clear his name over doping allegations.
- AP source: USADA looking into allegations against Salazar Updated: Jun-24-15 7:33 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has launched an investigation into allegations that famed track coach Alberto Salazar encouraged Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp and others in his stable of elite runners to skirt anti-doping rules, The Associated Press has learned.
- Welsh weightlifter Riddiford gets 4-year doping ban Updated: Jun-18-15 1:19 pm
LONDON - A Welsh weightlifter has become the first British athlete to receive a four-year ban under the new World Anti-Doping code.
- After Farah report, Britain says 2 missed tests 'not common' Updated: Jun-18-15 12:25 pm
LONDON - Britain's anti-doping agency defended its procedures for dealing with missed drug tests on Thursday after it was reported that distance runner Mo Farah missed two doping controls in the leadup to the 2012 London Olympics.
- Australian swimmer Palmer out of worlds after doping test Updated: Jun-18-15 5:03 am
SYDNEY - Kylie Palmer has withdrawn from the Australian swim team for next month's world championships in Kazan, Russia after testing positive for a banned substance at the Barcelona worlds in 2013.
- Verbruggen threatens UCI with lawsuit over doping report Updated: Jun-17-15 10:11 am
PARIS - Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen threatened legal action against cycling's governing body on Wednesday over its "outrageously biased, misleading and frequently wrong" investigation into the sport's doping past.
- WADA report: Russia, Turkey lead world in doping violations Updated: Jun-16-15 3:11 pm
MONTREAL - Russia and Turkey produced the most doping violations, with athletics and weightlifting leading the sports with the highest number of cases, according to a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
- IOC sanctions Ukrainian swimmer in London doping case Updated: Jun-12-15 1:41 pm
LONDON - A Ukrainian open water swimmer was disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics on Friday after testing positive for EPO in a reanalysis of her doping samples.