RUDY Gobert didn't mince words on Fiba's ill-timed drug test, saying basketball's governing body showed "no respect for the player's recovery time" in a tweet.Just hours after the Utah Jazz center and ...
Sep 3, 2019
LONDON - World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's debut fight in the United States won't now be against Jarrell Miller, according to Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn, after a second alleged doping violation by the American boxer.Joshua, who ...
Apr 20, 2019
PALM HARBOR, Florida - Robert Garrigus became the first PGA Tour player suspended for a drug of abuse, saying on Twitter that he had a relapse with marijuana.The tour announced on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that the 41-year-old Garrigus, whose ...
Mar 23, 2019
KIEFER Ravena has accepted an 18-month suspension from Fiba for a failed drug test, admitting he unknowingly ingested a banned drug from a 'pre-game drink.'In a press conference on Monday at the TV5 Media Center, the Samahang ...
May 28, 2018
PBA
TERRENCE Romeo offered his support to Kiefer Ravena in the wake of reports of his Gilas Pilipinas teammate flunking a random drug test after a Fiba World Cup qualifying game in Australia last February.SPIN.ph learned from multiple sources that the ...
May 28, 2018
NBA
NEW YORK - The NBA has suspended Washington Wizards guard Jodie Meeks 25 games without pay for using a banned substance.The league announced the suspension Friday (Saturday, Manila time), a day before Game 1 of the Wizards' first-round playoff series ...
Apr 14, 2018
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Double European weightlifting champion Oleksandr Pielieshenko of Ukraine is facing the second doping ban of his career.The International Weightlifting Federation said in a statement on Monday that Pielieshenko had tested positive for chlorthalidone, a diuretic which can be used ...
Apr 3, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Middleweight boxer Canelo Alvarez has tested positive for a banned drug, and his promoters blame contaminated meat.A voluntary test showed Alvarez had traces of clenbuterol. A statement from Golden Boy Promotions said the amount was consistent with meat contamination ...
Mar 6, 2018
NEW YORK - Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Jair Jurrjens, a veteran of eight major league seasons and an All-Star with Atlanta in 2011, was suspended for 80 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a positive test for Testosterone ...
Jun 16, 2017
MOSCOW - Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder's title defense against Alexander Povetkin has been postponed by the WBC after the Russian challenger failed a drug test, and Wilder's promoter says it could be canceled altogether.The WBC says the May ...
May 16, 2016
MARIA Sharapova's woes have mounted after Nike announced it has suspended its relationship with the five-time Grand Slam champion on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) following her admission that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open."We are ...
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Mar 8, 2016
LOS ANGELES - Maria Sharapova's tennis career and Olympic hopes are in jeopardy, and she claims it's all because she failed to click on a link in an email that would have told her to stop taking meldonium.The ...
Mar 7, 2016
NEW YORK - Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was banned for an additional 162 games on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) by Major League Baseball following a second positive test for performance-enhancing substances.The ...
Jul 29, 2015
NAIROBI, Kenya - Athletics Kenya said on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping.Jeptoo has won the Boston Marathon three times, and her second Chicago Marathon in October.But traces of the banned blood-booster EPO were ...
Jan 30, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The scourge of drugs and baseball claimed its third former MVP in a month when Miguel Tejada was suspended Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.The Kansas City Royals infielder drew one ...
Aug 18, 2013
JUAN Manuel Marquez has definitely gotten bigger with the added muscles he gained in training camp for his fourth meeting with boxing icon Manny Pacquiao.And for those who are in doubt, the 39-year-old Mexican warrior declared himself available for ...
Nov 28, 2012
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