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Rappler's latest stories on performance enhancing drugs


Anderson Silva ready to admit PED-use, says report

Mar 02, 2015 - 10:31 PM

Silva’s lawyers would argue that the amount of prohibited medication found in his system were minimal and did not provide advantage in his bout against Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva plans on emphasizing that he used physician-prescribed drugs for back spasms and muscle pain to aid his recovery from a broken leg. 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

Lance Armstrong says drug lies would have continued

Aug 20, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Lance Armstrong says he would still be issuing strident denials if he hadn t been caught and then forced to admit to using performance enhancing drugs

Lance Armstrong jubilates on the podium during happier times at the 2003 Tour de France. Photo by Manu Bruque/EPA

Chael Sonnen receives two-year suspension from NSAC for doping

Jul 25, 2014 - 5:35 AM

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has handed down a two year suspension and other sanctions to former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen for using performance enhancing drugs

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen will not be able to fight again for two years after testing positive for banned substances. Antonio Lacierda/EPA

Baseball: A-Rod files lawsuit to halt ban: report

Jan 14, 2014 - 6:11 AM

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players union to overturn his season long doping ban

SEE YOU IN COURT. Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has reportedly filed a lawsuit against MLB and its players union in hopes of overturning his season-long suspension for doping. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Four-year ban for athletes caught using drugs?

Nov 20, 2012 - 8:13 AM

The World Anti Doping Agency WADA has sought to redefine its role as a sports watchdog in the wake of robust allegations of a doping conspiracy involving cyclist Lance Armstrong and has proposed doubling bans for athletes caught using performance enhancing drugs