FIFA Denies Report That It Knew About Doping Within Russian Soccer TeamA British media report alleges that FIFA had evidence of doping by Russian athletes 18 months ago, but the governing body denies that claim.
IOC Suspends Russia From 2018 Winter Olympics Over Doping AllegationsThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended the Russian Olympic committee over allegations of doping. The committee announced Tuesday that it will allow athletes from the country to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Games.
More Pro Sports Doping, More Excuses, This Time From SharapovaMaria Sharapova, like many doping athletes before her, isn't sorry she used a banned substance. She's sorry she got caught.
Armstrong's Admission No Surprise To Bay Area Cycling EnthusiastsHas the controversy over doping in the sport of cycling been so drawn out that the supposed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey sort of anti-climactic? Some say so.
Phil Matier: Lance Armstrong, The System & Public PerceptionThe organization that runs the Tour de France wasn't immediately commenting on the decision by the U.S. Anti Doping Agency to erase 14 years of Lance Armstrong's career -- including his record seven wins in cycling's most prestigious race.
KCBS Sports Fans: What Does Ban Mean For Armstrong's Legacy?My carpool buddy, colleague, and regular verbal sparring partner Steve Bitker asked me on the way to work Friday morning what I thought about the Lance Armstrong matter. And the best I could do by way of answer was to say, "it's complicated."
KCBS Sports Fans: And You Were Surprised By Steroids In Cycling?Tyler Hamilton's lengthy interview with "60 Minutes" may have irrevocably dented Lance Armstrong's continued protestations of innocence--but nobody who knows anything about cycling can possibly be surprised.
San Francisco Appeals Court Says Feds Wrongly Seized MLB Steroid ListA federal appeals court has reaffirmed its ruling that investigators illegally seized a list of baseball players who allegedly tested positive for steroids during a 2004 drug lab raid.