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2011-04-24 11:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The conviction of Barry Bonds last week, the 'retirement' of Manny Ramirez, and the ongoing investigations of Roger Clemens and Lance Armstrong are just the tip of the sports-drugs iceberg," Robert Weiner, former spokesman for the White House National Drug Policy Office, said today. Weiner, also a former spokesman for the World Anti-Doping Agency at the Olympics, gave the Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture at the University of...

2010-12-29 13:11:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner is saying that "With the 2012 summer Olympics in London less than two years away, it's time to prepare for an onslaught of illegal drug use during the Games.

2010-09-16 09:00:00

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing controversy over steroid use in professional sports, Hofstra Law School today announced that it will host a conference titled "Steroid Use, Abuse and Policy Symposium" on Friday, October 29, 2010, from 10 a.m.

2008-08-04 06:00:00

By Jere Longman "One World, One Dream," is the official motto of the Beijing Olympics, opening Friday, but the world has become considerably more complicated since the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2008 Summer Games to China seven years ago.

2006-08-20 19:32:41

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chairman Dick Pound wants sporting federations to take tougher action against coaches whose athletes fail drugs tests.

2006-08-20 19:25:00

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chairman Dick Pound wants sporting federations to take tougher action against coaches whose athletes fail drugs tests.

2006-08-09 20:31:08

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency Dick Pound said on Wednesday he does not believe high-profile drugs positives by Americans Floyd Landis and Justin Gatlin would hinder future US Olympic Games bids.

2006-08-09 16:16:53

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Olympic champion Justin Gatlin's attorney said on Wednesday she expected a doping review panel to consider his positive drugs test this week.

2006-07-29 21:04:05

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