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Certify became the first of the Godolphin 22 to return from a steroid ban and win when taking the Group Two Cape Verdi at Meydan.

Horse trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni arrives to face a British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel

15 horses suspended following BHA hearing over doping scandal

Trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni  was charged by the BHA after tests on some of his horses showed the presence of anabolic steroids

Owner Sheikh Mohammed is severely embarrassed that some of his top horses are involved

Sheikh Mohammed furious over doping scandal as Newmarket stable is locked down

Trainer will stand before a disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority on Thursday afternoon

Lance Armstrong used a post-dated medical note to explain away positive tests

Cycling: Lance Armstrong failed four drugs tests in 1999, UCI admits

The International Cycling Union has defended its actions after it was confirmed that Lance Armstrong returned test samples with traces of corticosteroids four times during the 1999 Tour de France.

Laurent Benezech during his playing days

Doping comments labelled 'degrading' by players’ union for French rugby

Former international prop Laurent Benezech claimed that doping is rife

Lance Armstrong said his life ban was like being 'publicly lynched' and wants 'equal treatment'

Lance Armstrong's pulls out of return to competitive sport as swimmer

American was due to compete in the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships in Texas

It won't get you clean, Lance: Armstrong returns to competition as a swimmer

This disgraced sportsman should let go of his addiction to racing

Dr Eufemiano Fuentes is on trial in Spain for blood doping

Cycling: Doping verdict 'in six weeks'

The Spanish doctor on trial for allegedly running a doping ring in cycling made his final defence today before the judge retired to consider her verdict, which is due in about six weeks.

No Pats on the back: A meeting in Dublin on 12 April will decide whether Ireland will back Pat McQuaid for another term as UCI president

Cycing: Why the shadow of Lance Armstrong still hangs over Pat McQuaid

Will Ireland turn against its own as he bids for third term as UCI chief?

Boxing: Erik Morales hit with ban

The Mexican veteran Erik Morales, winner of world titles at four different weights, has been suspended from boxing for two years after testing positive for the banned drug clenbuterol.

Mennea, above, crosses the line first in the Olympic 200 metres final in Moscow in 1980

Pietro Mennea: Olympic sprint champion whose 200 metres world record stood for 17 years

While some sprinters manage to look relaxed in action, he always looked frantic, almost fanatical

Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford admitted hiring Geert Leinders was an error

Cycling: Sir Dave Brailsford hits out at doping innuendo aimed at Team Sky

The team manager said he respected the right of journalists and experts to ask legitimate questions

Andy Murray is one of the players who has been calling for more stringent drug testing

ITF to introduce biological passports at substantial cost

The governing bodies of tennis and the sport’s four Grand Slam tournaments will have to dig deep into their pockets to fund an enhanced drug-testing programme which will be in place later this year.

Andy Murray is among those to have called for tighter controls

Tennis to introduce Athlete Biological Passport Programme

There have been calls for tougher measures

Dwain Chambers was eliminated in the first round of the 60m

GB's brave new world begins with whimper as Dwain Chambers misfires

It promises to be a super enough Saturday for the British track and field team in their first engagement since the home Olympics but for one of the country’s most prolific indoor performers the European Championships got off to a Friday flop of a start in Gothenburg yesterday.

Oscar Pistorius used 'herbal remedy'

Oscar Pistorius's representatives confirmed the substance found in his bedroom after the shooting death of his girlfriend as Testis compositum, and said it is a herbal remedy used "in aid of muscle recovery".

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