Tag: doping

EzinneSeptember 8, 2017

“Serena beats her ass and Sharapova ascends to another level of hateration” | Twitter gives Sharapova a good beating

Grand slam winner, Maria Sharapova has released a memoir titled Unstoppable: My Life so far. From the excerpts released, via ...

AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

Usain Bolt’s treble record suffers as IOC strips Jamaica of Beijing relay medal

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday stripped Jamaica of the 2008 Beijing Games 4×100m relay Gold. According to the IOC, ...

AzeezOctober 4, 2016

Tennis Star, Maria Sharapova’s doping ban reduced to 15 months

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday reduced a two-year tennis ban on Maria Sharapova to 15 months. Sharapova had ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 8, 2016

‘I have missed playing tennis’ | Maria Sharapova to fight 2-year ban

On Wednesday, Maria Sharapova was handed a two year suspension away by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for doping. However, the ...

Oreoluwa PetersMarch 8, 2016

Tennis superstar, Maria Sharapova admits to doping, could be banned for 10 years

Former tennis world number one, Maria Sharapova has revealed she failed a drugs test at the Australian Open in January. ...

writerAugust 3, 2014

Commonwealth Federation strips Nigerian teenage weightlifter of gold medal | Read why

by Kolapo Olapoju Nigeria’s 17-year-old weightlifter, Chika Amalaha has been stripped of the gold medal she won at the ongoing ...

January 18, 2013

“It was ALL a big lie…” – Lance Armstrong confesses to doping exclusively on Oprah (WATCH)

by Isi Esene It was a long time coming, Lance Armstrong, the seven time Tour de France winner has come ...

January 16, 2013

Opinion: Lance Armstrong and the cost-benefit analysis of confession

by Matt Seaton Armstrong will leverage his confession to the maximum to get his lifetime ban reduced, to four years, ...

January 12, 2013

Opinion: Who cares if Lance Armstrong apologises?

by Patrick Hruby, Jake Simpson, and Hampton Stevens Gentlemen, It’s official: Next week, before God and man—or, more specifically, Oprah and ...

October 17, 2012

TICKER: Mighty fall: Lance Armstrong stepping down as Livestrong chairman; Nike terminates contract

Lance Armstrong said Wednesday he is stepping down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity so the group can focus ...

October 11, 2012

“Infamous Cheat, Defiant Liar”: New York Times tears into Lance Armstrong

by Juliet Macur To start what was deemed a new and better doping strategy, Lance Armstrong and two of his ...

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