US boxer  Ginny Fuchs poses for a portrait during the Team USA Tokyo 2020 Olympic shoot  in West Hollywood, California. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

US Olympic team boxer Virginia Fuchs has been cleared of a doping violation after the United States Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) determined that banned (...)

Edwin Moses: “There was no such thing as Wada [the World Anti-Doping Agency] and, in the US, I was chairman of the committee for the big six Olympic sports. I negotiated agreements to test athletes and that was the first testing outside competition.” Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m (...)

Donavan Brazier of the USA celebrates after winning the men’s 800m final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: EPA

Wow. Of all the nights to produce to a World Championship best performance in the men’s 800 metres – and a first gold medal winner in the event for th(...)

 Team Russia with flag bearer Alexander Zubkov  during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Photograph: Barbara Walton/EPA

The London 2012 Olympics were “corrupted on an unprecedented scale” by Russia’s government and sports authorities, who colluded to ensure its sports (...)

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao ahead of their world title fight in  Las Vegas in May. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/EPA

Some weeks before the revelations of Russian doping swept the globe, Thomas Hauser, the venerable American writer, told the story of Floyd Mayweather (...)

Mo Farah was questioned by a United States Anti-Doping Agency investigator on Saturday over the doping allegations surrounding his coach Alberto Salazar. Photograph: Barry Coombs/PA Wire.

Officials from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) will speak to senior figures in British Athletics this week after questioning Mo Farah for(...)

 Alberto Salazar promised to co-operate with Usada if it decides to question him. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Mo Farah has been warned by a tearful former team-mate that more revelations about Alberto Salazar are in the pipeline and he risks tarnishing his rep(...)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight world championship boxing match, which Mayweather won by unanimous decision. Photo: Monica Almeida/The New York Times

Manny Pacquiao is set to undergo surgery this week for a torn rotator cuff, with the recovery time expected to put the Filipino out of action for 9-12(...)

Usain Bolt wants harsher punishments for doping offences. Photo: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has criticised the “stupid” deal under which American sprinter Tyson Gay was given a reduced ban of only one year(...)

Former UCI president Pat McQuaid: said that he had “a certain sympathy” with Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Inpho

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong was the victim of “a witch hunt” and made a scapegoat by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), says former Inte(...)

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