Kerry’s Brendan O’Sullivan. John Treacy said his  case highlighted the inadequacy of the anti-doping code

The loophole in the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) code that allowed Kerry footballer Brendan O’Sullivan compete after he was found to have had a pro(...)

 Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice is not happy with Sport Ireland. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Kerry football manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice has turned any criticism of the handling of Brendan O’Sullivan’s anti-doping violation back onto Sport Irela(...)

Brendan O’Sullivan:  did not consult with or check with the Kerry team nutritionist    before ingesting the Oxyburn Pro Superthermotech tablet. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

While Sport Ireland’s reasoned decision behind the anti-doping violation of Kerry footballer Brendan O’Sullivan has now identified the fat-burning su(...)

 Maria Sharapova: “Why didn’t someone come up to me and have a private conversation, just an official to an athlete?” Photograph: Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo

Five-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova has criticised the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for not doing enough to make her aware that me(...)

Sir Craig Reedie: “As was quite clear before Rio, the World Anti-Doping Agency does not have the power to ban Russia.” Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Sir Craig Reedie has urged the International Olympic Committee to make a decision on whether to ban Russia from next year’s Winter Olympics at the “e(...)

 Mariya Savinova-Farnosova has been given a four-year doping ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and been stripped of her London 2012 800 metres gold. Photograph: PA

Mariya Savinova-Farnosova has been given a four-year doping ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and been stripped of her London 2012 800 metres (...)

 Independent chairman of the IAAF Taskforce Rune Andersen. Photograph: Afp/Valery Hache

Russia’s ban from international athletics competition is set to extend beyond the World Championships in London in August, the International Associati(...)

 Venus  and Serena Williams: the sisters  have not played against each other since the 2015 United States Open, when Serena won, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3.  Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Whatever about the outcome, all of the things you might associate with a Grand Slam final, passion, determination, aggression and a willingness to des(...)

Richard McLaren, who authored the World Anti-Doping Agency  report into Russian doping. Photograph: Peter Power/Reuters

Russian anti-doping officials have claimed Anna Antseliovich was misquoted when she said doping in the country was an “institutional conspiracy”. Ants(...)

Dave Brailsford and Bradley Wiggins: “What was the exact process that led to Sir Bradley Wiggins being given three injections of triamcinolone?” Photograph:  Scott Mitchell/ via Getty Images

Back when Team Sky was in utero, Sir Dave Brailsford made a startling statement of intent. “People come into professional cycling and compromise,” he(...)

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