The career of Russian former world number one Maria Sharapova was in tatters on Wednesday after she was given a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) following her positive test for the banned drug meldonium.
Maria Sharapova still faces a hearing after testing positive for meldonium, despite the World Anti-Doping Agency issuing fresh rules for athletes who tested positive for the banned substance before March 1, the International Tennis Federation ha
Dubai's ruler has been cleared of any wrongdoing following a doping scandal at his Godolphin racing organisation that saw a trainer banned for eight years, an internal report said on Wednesday.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Ma
Giving anabolic steroids to horses will become a criminal offence in the UAE, declared Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who also owns the Godolphin stables where 18 horses have failed tests for the drugs this year.
Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor is taking over a training licence at the doping scandal-hit Moulton Paddocks operation temporarily until a new trainer is appointed, the racing stable said on Thursday.
"The role is in addit
Godolphin are to close the Newmarket stable of trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni while dope tests are carried out on all racehorses in his care after 11 tested positive for steroids, Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Mak
Major drug companies have agreed to help the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) identify medicinal compounds that have the potential to be misused by athletes, officials said.
Sports including cycling and athletics have been plagued in recent
Bahrain's Olympic 1,500 metres champion Rashid Ramzi has been stripped of his gold medal for doping at the Beijing 2008 Games, a source within the Olympic movement said on Wednesday.
'Ramzi has been stripped of his gold medal,'
Bahrain's Olympic 1,500 metres gold medallist Rashid Ramzi and two cyclists are among six athletes to test positive for the blood booster Cera at the Beijing Olympics, officials said yesterday (April 29).
Italy's road race silver m
Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech) has announced the launch of Gulf Anti-doping and Monitoring Enterprise (Game).
DuBiotech, a member of Tecom Investments, the Government Authority for Youth and Social Welfare, and the UAE N