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2009-02-27 20:24:52

U.S. prosecutors have sought an indefinite delay in the perjury trial of former Giants slugger Barry Bonds after a San Francisco judge excluded key evidence. Trial was scheduled to start Monday but prosecutors said Friday they would appeal the decision by U.S.

2009-02-20 07:34:34

A federal judge tossed much of the evidence prosecutors said would show that baseball star Barry Bonds lied about knowingly using steroids. U.S.

2009-02-17 16:02:00

In any Olympic sport, Rodriguez would be banned at least 2 years starting now WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-02-13 16:25:57

Lance Armstrong's longtime coach said he expects the cyclist to win at least one stage of the upcoming Amgen Tour of California. Coach Chris Carmichael said that while Armstrong's top goals are to bring attention to his anti-cancer campaign and help Astana teammate Levi Leipheimer win his third consecutive Tour of California, the 37-year-old cyclist may win at least one stage of the race and could even finish in the top 10, USA Today reported Friday. Carmichael said Armstrong's return to...

2009-02-11 14:35:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miguel O. Tejada, a Major League Baseball (MLB) player, has pled guilty to misrepresentations to a Congressional committee investigating the wrongful use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs in baseball, U.S. Attorney Jeffrey A.

2009-02-06 14:17:46

England tennis star Andy Murray has joined the list of athletes critical of the sport's new anti-doping systems, the BBC reported Friday. In England, an agency called Nado (national anti-doping agency) was formed this week to assume the responsibility for drug testing in the sport throughout the country. Murray called the system draconian. The BBC report said drugs testers arrive unannounced and, if any individual fails to meet with them on three separate occasions over an 18-month period, a...

2009-01-26 17:42:32

Italian authorities said cyclist Leonardo Piepoli has been banned from the sport for two years after using drugs during last year's Tour de France. The country's anti-doping tribunal said blood samples taken July 4 and 15 established that Piepoli, 37, had been using Mircera, a banned drug that boosts

2009-01-11 12:58:06

Baseball sanctioned about 8 percent of its players to take medication for ADHD last season, which permits them to procure otherwise prohibited stimulants.

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