Victor Conte

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“It used to get him bad tempered and act down said his wife. He used to pick on me. But now he’s stopped he’s much better in our sex life and in our general life.” Photograph: Murray Close/Getty Images

Withnail & I showed up again on my new smartbox during the week, and, yes, just like the finest wines available to humanity, it seems to get even (...)

The IAAF World Championships begin in Beijing on Saturday with the issue of doping still plaguing athletics. Photograph: EPA

It feels almost quaint to recall that when Bob Beamon leapt 8.90m at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968 his only performance enhancer was a shot of tequ(...)

Ireland’s Stephen Colvert has tested positive for EPO and has requested that his ’B’ sample be analysed. Photograph REUTERS/Max Rossi

Athletics Ireland has another doping case on its hands after confirmation this morning that sprinter Steven Colvert has tested positive for EPO.Colver(...)

Rob Heffernan coming down The Mall at the end of the men’s 50km Walk at the London Olympics, where he finished fourth. His time would have won him silver in Beijing four years previously, and gold in every other Olympic 50km walk. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

We were on the top floor of the West Edmonton Mall trying to bluff our way past two big Canadian bouncers. It was late, we’d had an incredibly long da(...)

Vijay Singh who was cleared of doping offences after the World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the deer antler spray the Fijian admitted to using was not “prohibited unless a positive test results”.

God, I’m sick of dope: not in a Cheech and Chong take-a-break-from-the-bong way: more a sporting angst sense. Everything’s dopey-this and dopey-tha(...)