Jon Jones suspended one year by USADA for doping violation

Jon Jones will be out of action until at least July 2017 after he was suspended for one year following his arbitration hearing with USADA last week. Jones was the first athlete on the UFC roster to go to arbitration with USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency) after he tested positive for a banned substance ahead […]

Brock Lesnar’s team tests foot, eye medications for banned substances

Brock Lesnar’s team tests foot, eye medications for banned substances

Brock Lesnar and his legal team are on the hunt for the culprit in his recent failed drug tests. In a formal request to the Nevada State Athletic Commission acquired by MMAjunkie, Lesnar’s attorney, Howard Jacobs, detailed their attempts to narrow down the source of the banned substances that caused the UFC heavyweight to commit […]

Brock Lesnar granted continuance, preparing to appeal USADA violation

Brock Lesnar granted continuance, preparing to appeal USADA violation

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is putting in extra preparation for his next fight. On Monday, Lesnar and his team received a continuance from the Nevada State Athletic Commission in regards to a disciplinary hearing for a pair of failed drug tests in July, per MMAjunkie. The 39-year-old fighter tested positive for estrogen blockers, […]

Dan Carter, Rokocoko, Imhoff hit by steroids claims

Dan Carter, Rokocoko, Imhoff hit by steroids claims

Racing 92 superstar trio Dan Carter, Joe Rokocoko and Juan Imhoff allegedly all returned urine tests containing traces of steroids following the Top 14 final. UPDATE: Carter and Rokocoko’s manager at Essentially Group, Simon Porter, has informed NZME that both players did have permission to use the banned substance, supplying TUEs (therapeutic use exemptions) to […]

Maria Sharapova wins appeal, has suspension reduced to 15 months

Maria Sharapova wins appeal, has suspension reduced to 15 months

Maria Sharapova has won her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, lopping nine months off the two-year suspension she received from the International Tennis Federation after testing positive for meldonium in January. The ban was announced June 8 but backdated to Jan. 26, when the failed test was discovered during this year’s Australian […]

WADA confirms another hacking of its athletes’ database

WADA confirms another hacking of its athletes’ database

The World Anti-Doping Agency said late Wednesday that a Russian ”cyber-espionage” group called Fancy Bears had leaked another batch of confidential athletes’ information from its database. WADA said that similar to the leak that the agency announced on Tuesday, the group released confidential data of 25 athletes from eight countries ”into the public domain.” It […]