Proposed Legislation Seeks to End Rash of Racehorse Deaths

A surge in the number of racehorse deaths in recent months was the focus of hearing in Congress this week, with representatives from the racing industry and animal advocates testifying about whether a federal law could help protect horses and riders and prevent future deaths.


British Doctor Alleges He Doped 150 Athletes

The British government has ordered an inquiry into the way the country’s anti-doping agency handled allegations that a British doctor prescribed banned performance-enhancing drugs to leading sports people. The Sunday Times reported that Dr Mark Bonar prescribed banned drugs to


Adidas Ending IAAF Sponsorship Over Doping Allegations

For 11 years Adidas sportswear has been one of the biggest supporters of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). But that relationship has just come to an abrupt end, a direct result, it is said, of the IAAF’s developing doping and corruption scandal.

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Russia Faces Athletics Ban After Widespread Doping Offences

GENEVA (Reuters) – An international anti-doping commission recommended on Monday that the Russian Athletics Federation be banned from the sport over widespread doping offences – a move that could see the powerhouse Russian team miss next year’s Rio Olympics. The