Trainer Jim Bolger: Claimed in an interview that horse racing would soon have its own Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

The body that represents Ireland’s racehorse trainers has pointed to an absence of positive drug tests in Irish-trained horses when racing abroad as e(...)

Alberto Salazar was last month banned for four years by the US Anti-Doping Agency for doping violations. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) President Craig Reedie has said the organisation will look into athletes who trained under banned coach Alberto Salaza(...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt wins gold ahead of Justin Gatlin of the United States in the 100 metres final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Some people are billing it as the race between good and evil. Others as the hero against the villain. Or else simply the showdown between the clean(...)

Tyson Gay was one of 10 Americans to run sub-10 seconds in one night. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

Tyson Gay found his road to the 100 metres final will not be an easy one at the US world championships trials on Thursday. Gay was among 10 Americans (...)