Russia’s attempt to overturn its four-year ban from international sports this month turned to a familiar courtroom weapon: emotion. At a private hearing held over…View More Russia Wield Emotion in Pressing to Overturn Doping Ban
Every great athlete makes mistakes and has weaknesses, even the world’s fastest man. For Christian Coleman, a favorite to win the gold medal in the…View More Why Did the World’s Fastest Man Miss Drug Tests — and a Shot at the Olympics?
John Velazquez climbed aboard Authentic on Saturday afternoon with confidence as well as determination to make a vision come true. His mother-in-law told him she…View More Authentic Gets ‘Emotional’ Breeders’ Cup Win for John Velazquez
In 1976, a part-time college student and fledgling trainer named Bob Baffert gave one of his horses a banned substance — partly out of ignorance,…View More Bob Baffert Races at Breeders’ Cup Trailed by Rivals’ Doping Suspicions
The doping scheme was created to make Russia the unquestioned champion of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, to ensure Russian dominance on home soil, to claim…View More Russian Biathlete Loses His Medals, His Country’s Latest Defeat
The numbers alone tell a disturbing story. During the first nine months of 2019, antidoping organizations collected more than 231,000 blood and urine samples from…View More Doping Tests Are Returning, but It Might Be Too Late
The filly Gamine, who tested positive for a banned substance in May, did so again in September after finishing third in the prestigious Kentucky Oaks,…View More Another Failed Drug Test Is Linked to a Bob Baffert Horse
LONDON — After the unmasking of its state-orchestrated doping program turned it into a sporting pariah, Russia hardly quietly accepted its punishment. Angered and humiliated,…View More After Doping, Russia Moves on to Hacking Olympics, U.S. and Britain Say