Motorized Doping, Explained: Your Guide To The Weirdest Sports Scandal Of The Year

This weekend, Femke Van den Driessche, a 19-year-old Belgian cyclocross racer, lined up at the U-23 World Championships. She’d previously won the Euros and the Belgian championships, and she was the favorite to get herself a set of rainbow stripes. But she had a bad race, and was forced to exit with a broken chain one…

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WADA Report: "Corruption Was Embedded" Within Track & Field's Governing Body

Executives of the International Association of Athletics Federations—world track and field’s governing body—“could not have been unaware of the extent of doping” among Russian athletes nor “the level of nepotism that operated” within the organization, according to a report released Thursday by the World Anti-Doping…

Here Is The Full Documentary That Accuses Peyton Manning And Others Of Doping [UPDATE]

Al-Jazeera America dropped the full The Dark Side: Secrets of the Sports Dopers documentary on YouTube before its scheduled airing this evening, finally allowing us a look at the allegations HGH was shipped to Peyton Manning’s house along with numerous other claims connecting professional athletes with illicit drug…

Investigators: KGB Successor Enforced State-Approved Doping Program For Russian Athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency just released the results of a months-long investigation into doping allegations leveled against Russian athletes. The investigators found that use of performance-enhancing drugs by Russian athletes—many of them Olympic athletes—is not only widespread, but also supported by the state. Hide…

Justin Gatlin Remains Track's Most Controversial Figure Of 2014

Today in Brussels, in the final Diamond League race of the year, Justin Gatlin won the men's 100-meters in a world-leading 9.77 seconds. With the League's conclusion, it's unlikely that a faster time will be run, meaning Gatlin, 32, has become the first non-Jamaican man since 2004 to hold the year's fastest time. No…

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Lance Armstrong Still Willing To "Cooperate Fully" With Just About Any Governing Body But The USADA, Including One That Does Not Even Exist Yet

The deadline imposed by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for Lance Armstrong to "come clean under oath" and perhaps lessen his ban came and went today. Armstrong, through his attorney Tim Herman, released a statement reiterating his willingness to be "the first man through the door" to help clean up cycling, just…