Eric Thompson was a high-jump prodigy with an Olympic future well within his reach, until one failed drug test locked him in a battle with doping authorities that ultimately changed his life.
Drug testing in sports did not begin with the intent of creating a level playing field. Instead, early proponents believed sports doping was a "dangerous form of moral deception."
The hacker group Fancy Bears leaked documents pertaining to England runner Mo Farah without any verifiable, pertinent information, but the media reported it anyways.
Mamadou Sakho was Liverpool's starting centerback. Then he tested positive for a banned substance. Or so we thought.
Surely, many reasoned, the Russian doping scandal would prompt real reform. Only six months after the Olympics, nothing much has changed and athletes are getting fed up.
On Tuesday, Congress's Oversight and Investigations subcommittee will hold a hearing regarding anti-doping in sports. But with little ability to make changes to the system, it's not exactly clear what they hope to accomplish.
Manchester City's £35,000 fine says an awful lot about English soccer's anti-doping system.
Usain Bolt Loses "Triple Triple" After 2008 Olympic Relay Team Stripped of Gold for Doping Violation
Usain Bolt's relay teammate Nesta Carter just cost him his legendary "triple triple."
Anti-doping bosses want Russia barred from hosting and participating in international competition
MMA’s international amateur governing body, IMMAF, believe that other sports that have already been recognized by Sport Accord blocked the federation from becoming a signatory to the WADA code, and without that MMA cannot become an Olympic Sport.