doping

Hacking

Hacker Discovers Way to Cheat in Zwift, the Virtual Bike Racing Exercise Game

Security researcher Brad Dixon found a way to cheat Zwift, the half-game half-cycling trainer, into thinking he's a superstar athlete.
Joseph Cox
8.12.19
ben-johnson

Having the Same Name as a Celebrity Can Suck

I've been subjected to terrible jokes my whole life because I'm named Ben Johnson, like the Olympic sprinter who had his gold medal stripped at the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul.
Ben T Johnson
11.28.18
Sport

An Ex-Pro Soccer Player Explains How Easy It Is to Dope

"I was only tested once throughout my entire career, while some players I knew were never tested at all."
Ferdinand Dyck
7.6.18
The Treachery of T-Shirts

Russian Sledder in "I Don't Do Doping" Shirt Busted for Doping

Olympic athlete Nadezhda Sergeeva tested positive for a banned heart medication. This is a huge surprise. She had the shirt and everything.
Sean Newell
2.23.18
2018 olympics

Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

As a penalty for a systemic doping scheme, the Russian flag will not fly and the national anthem will not be played in Pyeongchang next February.
Sean Newell
12.5.17
iditarod

Iditarod Dogs Test Positive for Opioids

FIDO-PING: Four-time winner Dallas Seavey had four dogs test positive for painkillers.
Sean Newell
10.24.17
dog racing

Doped Up Dogs: Why Greyhounds Are Being Given Cocaine

Doping in the dog racing world has decreased in recent years, but it's still happening throughout the UK and Ireland.
Max Daly
9.21.17
Lance Armstrong

In Search of Lance Armstrong's Staunchest Supporters

More than four years after publicly admitting to doping, Lance Armstrong remains an outcast in the cycling world. But some of his supporters have stayed loyal to the disgraced American. What has kept them on side through so much turmoil?
Alex Warnakulasuriya
7.2.17
soccer

Report: 2014 Russian World Cup Squad Facing FIFA Doping Investigation

A total of 34 players—including the 23 from Brazil—are said to be under investigation after several "irregularities" were found in their urine samples.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.26.17
alberto salazar

Alberto Salazar Denies Doping Allegations

The Nike Oregon Project leader, who has come under fire recently for reported doping violations, strongly denied any wrongdoing.
Sean Newell
5.26.17
Tennis

Maria Sharapova Won't Get a French Open Wild Card

Sharapova needed an invite to compete in the French Open after returning to tennis from a 15-month ban for doping, but the French Tennis Federation said 'non.'
Caitlin Kelly
5.16.17
Tennis

What Maria Sharapova's Return Means for the WTA

Maria Sharapova is back from a 15-month doping ban, and given the current landscape of the WTA Tour, she may be back on top of women's tennis sooner rather than later.
Lindsay Gibbs
5.5.17
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