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Why Cycling Banned This Incredibly Addictive "Safer" OxyContin

Tramadol was marketed for years as a milder and safer alternative to OxyContin and Hydrocontin. But cyclists discovered it's just as addictive
Maeva Bambuck

The Sports Media Became Puppets For A Hacker Group Yesterday

The hacker group Fancy Bears leaked documents pertaining to England runner Mo Farah without any verifiable, pertinent information, but the media reported it anyways.
Aaron Gordon

Putin Calls Therapeutic Use Exemptions "One of the Most Serious Issues" in Doping

What a coincidence: a hacking group widely believed to be linked to the Russian government just so happened to recently leak many TUEs. Huh.
Aaron Gordon

Did The IOC "Bury" Positive Jamaican Sprinter Doping Tests? It's Complicated

News report out of Germany once again illustrates the IOC's and WADA's inconsistencies toward Clenbuterol.
Aaron Gordon

How Mamadou Sakho Fell Victim To Drug Testing’s Gray Areas

Mamadou Sakho was Liverpool's starting centerback. Then he tested positive for a banned substance. Or so we thought.
Aaron Gordon
adam nelson

We Asked Veteran Track & Field Athletes How To Possibly Fix The Doping Problem

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.
Aaron Gordon

Why Is Congress Wasting Its Time on Anti-Doping Issues in Sports?

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.
Aaron Gordon
Manchester City

Whereabouts Violations Reveal Larger Flaws of English Soccer's Anti-Doping Efforts

Manchester City's £35,000 fine says an awful lot about English soccer's anti-doping system.
Aaron Gordon

Kazakhstan Biathlon Team Raided For Suspicion of Doping Cleared to Compete

This is your anti-doping system, right here.
Aaron Gordon

Chill the Fuck Out, Doping Is Not That Big a Deal

The international sporting community is just as incapable of rationally discussing doping as they are at preventing it.
Aaron Gordon
Rio 2016

Anti-Doping Testing in Rio Was a Spectacular Clusterfuck, According to Report

​The anti-doping program during the Rio Olympics "would have almost certainly collapsed…in the face of great difficulties" without the extraordinary effort of the doping control workforce, according to a recently released report.
Aaron Gordon

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Melania Trump is accused of plagiarism following her speech at the RNC, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee has been accused of carrying out an ax and knife attack on a train in Germany, and more.
VICE Staff