Archives for July2016
The gunman who massacred 49 people in an Orlando night club last month was HIV-negative at the time of his death but showed signs of longtime steroid use, two U.S. law enforcement officials said Friday.
Following the Obama administration’s attempt to censor from a 9-1-1 call transcript Orlando terrorist shooter Omar Mateen’s pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State, industrious U.S. law enforcement officials are now investigating the role Mateen’s reported use of steroids may have played in the massacre.
Brock Lesnar’s possible failed drug test for UFC 200 could end up being one of the most expensive mistakes of his professional athletic career. According to F4WOnline.com, Lesnar could face a fine from the Nevada State Athletic Commission in the amount of $1.25 million to as high as $1.875 million.… Continue Reading...
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA
The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has banned two marathon runners for four years each after they tested positive for steroids.
The EAF says Taemo Shumye tested positive for nadrosterone last September, and Sentayehu Merga tested positive for 19-norandrostenedione last December. Their bans came into effect on Jan. 25 this year.
TORONTO — The world’s leading antidoping officials on Monday called for Russia to be barred from this summer’s Rio Games after a damning report confirmed a Russian whistle-blower’s claims of government-ordered cheating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
The request by antidoping officials was extraordinary, if not unprecedented, in the history of the Olympics.… Continue Reading...
The 97-page report into state-directed doping of Russian athletes is full of details on alleged wrongdoing dating back years. It also includes a number of references and details more likely to be found in a Cold War-era spy novel:
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The report relies heavily on allegations made by the former director of the Moscow laboratory at the heart of the doping scandal, Dr.… Continue Reading...
In a 12-count grand jury indictment that was recently unsealed, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is prosecuting two contract manufacturing executives in the sports nutrition industry for conspiracy to illegally sell steroids. John Wesley Houser IV and Beny Mesika, founders of Durcaps Labs, Active Sports Nutrition and Adrenaline Nutrition Supplements, face significant jail time and monetary penalties if convicted.… Continue Reading...
GUJRANWALA – The Pakistani bodybuilders continue to die due to the use of steroids and the latest indecent happened in Gujranwala where 25-year-old Irfan Butt was the fourth one who lost his life.
One of the world’s leading anti-doping experts has called on Olympic chiefs to ban Russia from the Rio Games across all sports if allegations of state-sponsored doping at Sochi 2014 are proven.
An independent commission, set up by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and chaired by Professor Richard McLaren, has been investigating those claims and its report will be published in Toronto on July 18.… Continue Reading...