Steroids - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Steroids


Drug offender claims Olympic weightlifting gold

Aug 11, 2016 - 4:27 PM

Nijat Rahimov a Kazakh lifter who served a two year ban for illegal substances smashed a world record at the Rio Games in the men s 77kg division

GOLDEN COMEBACK. Nijat Rahimov of Kazakhstan celebrates after a successful lift. He was suspended by the IWF in 2013 for testing positive for banned steroids Oxandrolone and Dehydromethyltestosterone. Photo by Larry W Smith/EPA

Silva’s second pre-fight drug test comes back clean

Feb 10, 2015 - 11:47 AM

The second pre fight drug test was administered by NSAC last January 19 roughly two weeks prior to his 185 pound showdown against Diaz

CLEAN. Anderson Silva's second pre-fight drug test returns clean. Photo from Silva's Facebook page

Anderson Silva tests positive for anabolic steroid

Feb 04, 2015 - 1:54 PM

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for the steroid drostanolone while his opponent Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana

DIRTY SPIDER. Anderson Silva failed a performance enhancing drug test for the first time in his career prior to meeting Nick Diaz. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Baseball: A-Rod admits using steroids – report

Nov 06, 2014 - 11:58 AM

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez previously denied using performance enhancing drugs but confessed under oath in front of federal agents

CONFESSION. New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez admits to using performance-enhancing drugs. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

#PugadBaboy: Accepted taboos punchline 2

Aug 22, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Steroids in sports game fixing vigilantism and other accepted taboos

#PugadBaboy: Accepted taboos punchline 3

Aug 22, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Casinos corruption smuggling and other accepted taboos

#PugadBaboy: Accepted taboos

Aug 22, 2013 - 5:00 AM

One way mirrors corruption game fixing and other accepted taboos

Lance Armstrong, baseball and the culture of ‘winning’

Jan 16, 2013 - 1:00 PM

When you have all that money going into sports it would take a very strong athlete to say I will not go down that road That is especially true in a culture that prizes winning above everything else

Games hit by first doping case

Jul 29, 2012 - 11:23 AM

Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku is the first athlete to test positive for a banned substance in London

Floyd Mayweather Sr. implies Pacquiao steroid use, picks Bradley

Jun 10, 2012 - 12:08 AM

Floyd Mayweather Sr picks Timothy Bradley to win over Manny Pacquiao

[Family] Kids and summer

May 07, 2012 - 10:19 PM

Here are 7 things you can do together to make the remainder of the season count

GIGANTIC PROPELLERS, GROWING MINDS. A Titanic exhibit at the Art & Science Museum in Singapore. Photo from Nikka Santos