British athletes who currently “turn a blind eye” to drugs cheats should be prepared to inform on them to help drive doping out of sport, according to the head of the UK’s anti-doping authority, John Scott, who was speaking as UK Sport announced a £1m programme to test every British Olympic athlete before they travel to the Beijing Games later this year.
This year’s French Open could mark a turning point in tennis’s battle to rid itself of the stench of corruption. That’s when a specially-commissioned report into match-fixing is due to be delivered to the sport’s governing bodies, and when both they and the wider world will find out exactly how far the integrity of the sport has been undermined.
Rob Hayles, the British cyclist whose irregular blood test forced him to sit out the recent world track championships, has been cleared to return to racing.
Athletics luminary Sebastien Coe doubts the sport would survive another doping scandal the likes of one which last month landed Marion Jones a prison sentence.
The man behind the notorious Balco drugs laboratory said last night that it was jealousy of Dwain Chambers that blew the lid on the scale of doping in athletics.
The teams taking part in Euro 2008 have signed an Anti-Doping Charter Players at Euro 2008 will have to give blood and urine samples for the first time at a European Championship as Uefa tightens its anti-doping policy.
Andrew Bree’s hopes of competing in the Olympics appear to have been boosted by a World Anti Doping Agency statement.
Olympic Gold Medal rower Ed Coode officially launched Sport Resolutions at a special sports reception held in London on 19 March.
Peter Leaver QC, President of the UK's newly established National Anti-Doping Panel (NADP), today announced the membership of his 16 strong Panel which starts its work next month.