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Reinstating Russia to global sporting stage a betrayal of clean athletes, says WADA’s ex-lead investigator

WADA is facing backlash for reinstating Russia following the state-sponsored doping scandal.
                     WADA is facing backlash for reinstating Russia following the state-sponsored doping scandal. Credit: AP

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s recent decision to reinstate Russia following the largest cheating scandal in the history of sport is a betrayal of clean athletes, writes the organisation’s former lead investigator Jack Robertson.

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Pro-Trump mail bomb suspect was a stripper and a ‘big meathead’ with a ‘dangerous’ steroid problem

Pro-Trump mail bomb suspect was a stripper and a 'big meathead' with a 'dangerous' steroid problem

The Democrat-despising Trump supporter suspected of mailing pipe bombs to 13 of the President’s most prolific critics used to work as a stripper and suffered from severe mood swings as a result of rampant steroid abuse, his former employer and a family friend said Friday.

Cesar Sayoc would dance at strip clubs that primarily attracted female customers, according to Tony Valentine, an event promoter in Ohio.

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Golden Knights defenseman suspended 20 games for violating NHL’s PED policy

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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt has been suspended 20 games for violating the NHL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, the league announced Sunday.

After being selected in the expansion draft last June by the Golden Knights from the Washington Capitals, Schmidt quickly became Vegas’ top defenseman during its run to the Stanley Cup Final. 

Schmidt said issuing a statement on this was “surreal” and said he has “only used supplements provided by my NHL team and I have always been extremely careful about what I put in my body.… Continue Reading...

National PLAY Campaign stops at Citizens Bank Park

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PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies’ training staff on Tuesday afternoon hosted more than 60 local youth athletes and children with disabilities for the PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign’s annual stop at Citizens Bank Park.

Despite sweltering heat, the children on hand rotated through four stations for a little more than an hour.… Continue Reading...

O’s host youth for PLAY Campaign clinic with THF

BALTIMORE — Long before the Orioles took the field on Tuesday night, there was something special happening at Camden Yards. The O’s hosted youth from the Y in Central Maryland for the annual PLAY Campaign clinic that promotes the importance of children living a healthy lifestyle and disability inclusion.

Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini, along with head athletic trainer Brian Ebel and members of the O’s training staff were on hand to help with the clinic, which included children from the National Down Syndrome Society.… Continue Reading...

McGriff Elected to Taylor Hooton Foundation Board of Directors

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Aug. 8th, 2018
 
About a year ago, Donald Hooton Jr. made a mental checklist — a wish list, really — of former Major League Baseball players he might want to join the Taylor Hooton Foundation’s board of directors.

On the list was Fred McGriff, a five-time All-Star, a two-time home run champion and a major contributor to the mid-1990s Braves team that created a division-winning dynasty and, in 1995, won the World Series.

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Major Japanese Newspaper Tells Taylor’s Story

The sports reporter that traveled to North Texas from Tokyo tells us that anabolic steroid use is also a growing problem among Japan’s youth!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hughes honored to help Hooton end PED use

CINCINNATI — A group that works to eradicate performance-enhancing drugs like steroids in all sports, the Taylor Hooton Foundation actively recruits Major League Baseball players to help spread its message. The foundation announced this weekend that its advisory board of active players reached a record 38 players.

That includes Reds reliever Jared Hughes and outfielder Adam Duvall.… Continue Reading...

Gordon passionate about ‘It’s All Me’ message

KC outfielder spreads word through Taylor Hooton Foundation campaign

MINNEAPOLIS — Four years ago, Royals All-Star and Gold Glove Award-winning outfielder Alex Gordonwas asked if he’d like to be on the advisory board of the Taylor Hooton Foundation. And once again this year, Gordon is proud to take part in the “It’s All Me” campaign.… Continue Reading...

Gardner proud of anti-PED work with Hooton

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Yankees outfielder, along with Walker, Gardner proud of work with Hooton Foundation foundation’s advisory board

NEW YORK — The Taylor Hooton Foundation is widely acknowledged as the leader in the advocacy against appearance- and performance-enhancing substance use by the youth of America, an initiative that both Brett Gardner and Neil Walker stand behind.… Continue Reading...