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Toni Kroos admits ‘bitter’ feeling after Clasico defeat

Toni Kroos has revealed how a long stint in anti-doping control after Real Madrid's 4-0 Clasico defeat to Barcelona made a bad night even worse. La Liga leaders Los Blancos were comprehensively outplayed by their traditional rivals in the absence of Karim Benzema, with strikes from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ronald Araujo…
bubmag
March 23, 2022
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UFC releases heavyweight after second doping violation

Brazilian heavyweight Carlos Felipe is out of the UFC after yet another anti-doping violation. Felipe tested positive for the steroid Boldenone following his UFC Vegas 40 co-main event loss to former champion Andrei Arlovski last October. The 18-month suspension was announced by the Nevada Athletic Commission back in January, and…
bubmag
March 9, 2022
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Rising sprint star Dlodlo banned for doping, SA lose relay gold

One of South Africa’s most promising elite sprinters, Thando Dlodlo, has been sidelined for two-and-a-half years after being found guilty of a doping offence, it was revealed on Tuesday, leaving the national relay team to be stripped of their 4x100m global title. Though it had not yet officially been confirmed…
bubmag
March 8, 2022
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IOC dismisses ‘double standard’ claims on doping

The International Olympics Committee has quashed claims it has double standards when it comes to drug testing after Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva was allowed to compete despite showing a positive drug test. Earlier this week the 15-year-old was cleared to compete in the Beijing Winter games despite testing positive…
bubmag
February 24, 2022
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Olympics marked by restrictions, boycotts, and doping scandal…

Beijing had the strictest coronavirus restrictions yet for the Games. This year's Games were also marked by a U.S.-led diplomatic boycott over China's human rights record, the tension between Russia and Ukraine and a high-profile doping saga involving a 15-year-old figure skating phenom. The ceremony was directed by the renowned…
bubmag
February 21, 2022
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Team USA Medal Tally Humiliation…

The timing of Elana Meyers Taylor’s Covid infection could hardly have been worse. The decorated Team USA bobsledder tested positive at the Beijing Olympics, and was forced to stay shut in a room just when she most needed last-minute practice on an unfamiliar track. There were a lot of obstacles…
bubmag
February 21, 2022
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Athletes Revolt Against Beijing’s Big Show…

Despite the high-tech tricks, political posturing and pyrotechnics, the best part of the Closing Ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics proved to be the athletes. Competing the past two weeks amidst rising international tensions, pandemic quarantines and with a heavy-handed host, the participants injected a bit of fun Sunday…
bubmag
February 21, 2022
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US silver medallists offered Games torches

US figure skaters have been offered Olympic torches as holdover gifts while they await a resolution of the doping case that has delayed their silver medals. Two people familiar with the events have told the Associated Press that IOC President Thomas Bach made the offer in a private meeting with…
bubmag
February 17, 2022