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Canadian ex-sprinter campaigns against doping
Stripped of his gold medal in 1988 and suspended for doping, Ben Johnson is now fighting to eradicate drugs from sport.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 14:57 GMT
Johnson returns with anti-doping message
Disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson will revisit the scene of his downfall in Seoul as part of a global anti-doping tour.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 11:52 GMT
Nine Turkish athletes banned for doping
Link between athletics and doping strengthens as International Association of Athletics bans athletes for two years.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 11:28 GMT
US baseball players face sanctions for doping
Founder of Miami clinic suspected of supplying performance enhancing drugs reportedly agrees to cooperate in probe.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 19:18 GMT
Godolphin trainer appealing eight-year ban
After being handed lengthy ban by British Horseracing Authority, former trainer Mahmood al-Zarooni appeals decision.
Last updated: 07 May 2013 16:06 GMT
Jamaica's Bolt races into Olympic history
Sprinter Usain Bolt becomes only man to win and retain both 100m and 200m men's titles in consecutive Olympic Games.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 08:01 GMT
Brilliant Bolt scorches to 100m sprint gold
Jamaican wins Olympic final in 9.63 seconds, the second-fastest time ever recorded, beating rivals Blake and Gatlin.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 06:37 GMT
Bolt: 'Titles more important than times'
'I want that Olympic gold' says world record holder who is targeting a place in Olympic sprinting history.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2012 13:49 GMT
Greek sprinters sentenced over fake crash
Olympic medallists Kostas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou get suspended sentences over incident used to avoid doping tests.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 12:55 GMT
Twenty years since Johnson banned
Carl Lewis reflects on a year of broken world records amid a sordid history of doping.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2008 13:12 GMT
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