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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Doping’

Alex Rodriguez Sued by Own Lawyer Over Alleged Unpaid Legal Fees

Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his own attorney, David Cornwell, over $380,000 in allegedly unpaid legal fees. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan on Monday, Cornwell and his firm Gordan & Rees said Rodriguez never finished paying them for work performed on his failed bid to overturn a lengthy doping suspension received in connection with the Biogenesis scandal. Rodriguez’ …

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Mexican World Cup Players Banned From Beef, Chemical In Meat Could Trigger Drug Tests

Mexican world cup players were recently banned from eating beef. Why? As it turns out, red meat has a lot to do with doping. Mexico’s world cup coach Miguel Herrera says that he has banned his players from eating red meat until the World Cup is over. The team is being cautious ever since some players tested positive for clenbuterol …

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Lance Armstrong Drops Names Of Persons That Helped Him Dope

Lance Armstrong, the celebrity cyclist, has for the first time, named the people who gave him, and helped him get illegal performance enhancing drugs for all seven of his Tour de France titles. In his public statement, he named the US Postal ex-team manager Johan Bruyneel, trainer Pepi Marti, Dr. Michele Ferrari, Dr. Pedro Celaya, and Dr. Luis Garcia del …

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Sheryl Crow Admits Knowledge of Armstrong’s Doping

In “Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, The Tour de France and The Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever,” a new book by Wall Street Journal reporters, Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell, set to release next Tuesday, Sheryl Crow admits that she knew what Lance was doing while he was doing it. Crow and Armstrong dated, and were even engaged, for a brief period of …

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Lance Armstrong Settles Lawsuit

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reached a settlement with the British newspaper the Sunday Times to recover part of a libel settlement Armstrong won against the paper. The Sunday Times chief sports writer David Walsh and deputy editor Alan English co-authored a book called LA Confidential which exposed the ins and outs of the drug and doping strategies of cycling teams …

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Lance Armstrong Still Champ, According to Armstrong

Lance Armstrong made an ill-advised visit to the Tour de France on Friday. On the occasion of the 100th edition of the race, Armstrong gave an interview to Le Monde, France’s premier daily newspaper. In the interview, Armstrong claims that the doping scandal that led to his professional demise has ruined his life, and the disgraced rider went on to …

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Four Olympians Lose Medals Over Steroid Use

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that four athletes who competed in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens will be stripped of their medals after analysis of stored urine samples revealed “adverse analytical findings.” Yuriy Bilonog, Svetlana Krivelyova, Ivan Tsikhan, and Iryna Yatchenko have all been ordered to return their medals and diplomas to the IOC “as soon as …

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Lance Armstrong Ruling: Stripped of Tour de France Titles

The International Cycling Union (UCI) today announced that it has completed its review of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) decision regarding Lance Armstrong’s alleged doping. The UCI has decided not to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and will recognize the USADA’s sanctions against Armstrong, which include stripping the athlete of his seven Tour de France titles. The …

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Lance Armstrong’s Former Teammates To Testify Against Him

The Tour de France has been pretty clean for the last couple of years. Mostly since the whole doping thing got so out of hand that at one point the active yellow jersey holder and his entire team were kicked out of the epic 3 week race. This year, the old trend of breaking doping news happening either in the …

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