Since his blistering run of 9.91sec in the 100 metres semi-final at the UK Trials, James Dasaolu has become something of an invisible man in sprinting terms. After becoming only the fourth Briton to dip under that dream 10sec barrier, the hope – in fact, expectation – was that Dasaolu would back that up... and soon.
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Friday 04 May 2012
British sprinter Dwain Chambers will compete against world record holder Usain Bolt over 100 metres at this month's Golden Spike event in Ostrava.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Paula Radcliffe has vowed to lead a worldwide campaign to pressurise the World Anti-Doping Agency into applying tougher bans on drug cheats.
Monday 30 April 2012
From all the back and forth, the challenges and the appeals, one could be forgiven for thinking that the issue of drugs in sport is a complex one. It is not. It is very simple. An athlete who takes a prohibited substance is cheating and should not be allowed to compete again.
Monday 30 April 2012
Two British athletes who were exposed as drug cheats will be eligible to compete at the London Olympics when their lifetime bans are overturned today.
Sunday 29 April 2012
The British Olympic Association have lost a court case to keep their lifetime ban for drugs cheats.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Drug cheats like Dwain Chambers and David Millar will be welcomed back in to Team GB with open arms if the BOA's bylaw on lifetime bans is scrapped next week, according to former Olympic champion Jonathan Edwards.
Saturday 21 April 2012
A number of British athletes, including the Olympic gold medallist Mark Hunter, have expressed disappointment at the imminent overturning of the British Olympic Association's controversial bylaw that bans dopers from the Games for life.
Friday 20 April 2012
British Olympic Association chiefs are increasingly resigned to defeat next week in their court battle to keep their lifetime ban for drugs cheats.
Thursday 08 March 2012
UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee believes Britain remains “on course” for a successful Olympic Games after encouraging performances this winter.
Friday 03 February 2012
Four years after her dream of Olympic gold crashed down at the penultimate barrier in the 100m hurdles final in Beijing, LoLo Jones is back on the winning track. The 29-year-old American had surgery last August to fix a tethered spinal cord. Last Saturday, she won the 50m hurdles at the US Open Meeting in New York. "It's all been worth it," Jones said.
Monday 09 January 2012
The British Olympic Association bylaw which enforces a lifetime Olympic ban on drugs cheats will face legal scrutiny by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on March 12.
Saturday 31 December 2011
From drugs busts to the NBA season being delayed to sexual abuse accusations in college sport, 2011 in the US has been all about the off-field drama, writes Robin Scott-Elliot
Tuesday 13 December 2011
The British Olympic Association will take the fight to keep their lifetime ban for drugs cheats to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, it was confirmed today.
Monday 29 August 2011
It was not quite the golden Mo-ment, the scenario of which the British distance running fraternity had long dreamed. Mo Farah might have entered the home straight in Daegu Stadium in pole position in the World Championships 10,000m final yesterday, but he was already looking over his shoulder at the giant screen with anguish writ large across his face.
Sunday 28 August 2011
Britain today suffered their second high-profile disqualification of the World Championships in less than 24 hours after Dwain Chambers was guilty of a false start in the 100 metres semi-finals.
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