Drugs in sport
  • The agreement with the UCI gave WADA something to show for the behind-the-scenes discussions at its World Conference on Doping in Sport.

    In this July 11, 2009 file photo, American seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, left, and Rinaldo Nocentini of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, right, climb towards Col de Port , France, during the 8th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 176.5 kilometers (109.7 miles) with start in Andorra and finish in Saint-Girons, France. When Alex Gibney set out to document the cyclist Armstrong’s 2009 Tour de France comeback, the filmmaker admits he bought into the hype: The m
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 14, 2013, 10:32 AM EST
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Gold medalist Asli Cakir Alptekin of Turkey after the Women's 1500m Final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 10, 2012 in London, England.

    Olympic 1,500-meter champion Asli Cakir Alptekin of Turkey was charged with doping and could be stripped of her gold medal.

    LAST UPDATE : May 03, 2013, 5:20 PM EDT
  •  Lance Armstrong reacts as he crosses the finish line to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Valreas, southern France, and Villard-de-Lans, French Alps on July 20, 2004.

    Spain's anti-doping a agency says prosecutors in the eastern province of Alicante are examining the Spanish citizens mentioned in a report by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

    LAST UPDATE : May 03, 2013, 9:44 AM EDT
  • Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson pushes off at the start of the men's Olympic 100m final, 24 September 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.

    A study finds that American adults rank steroid use among adolescents as less of a problem than alcohol, bullying, marijuana and sexually transmitted diseases.

    LAST UPDATE : May 02, 2013, 1:19 PM EDT
  • Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes arrives at a court house in Madrid on January 28, 2013. Fuentes, accused of masterminding a vast doping network that rocked the sporting world and snared top cyclists went on trial along with four alleged conspirators. The case centres on a sophisticated network which was blown wide open on May 23, 2006 when Spanish police seized around 200 bags of blood in an investigation dubbed 'Operation Puerto'.

    Spanish Doctor, Eufemiano Fuentes also was barred from medical practice in sports for four years and ordered to pay a fine of $6,000.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 30, 2013, 12:21 PM EDT