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Archive for September, 2010

Key quotes- U.S. Men’s World Team presser

September 30th, 2010

Fresh off an intra-squad competition, the U.S. Men's World Team discussed what they learned to help them prepare for the World Gymnastics Championships in mid-October. What result is the team hoping for? They plan to leave Rotterdam with some hardware.

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Tablets taken from Ricco home in doping probe

September 30th, 2010

Police seized around 50 unidentified tablets at the home of top Italian
cyclist Riccardo Ricco last week as part of a doping probe, a source
close to the investigation said on Thursday.

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Past champions returning to NYC Marathon

September 30th, 2010

Two-time champions Martin Lel of Kenya and Marilson Gomes dos Santos of Brazil will go head-to-head in the men's race while Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia defends her women's crown at the ING New York City Marathon on November 7.

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Table tennis player tests positive for clenbuterol

September 30th, 2010

Germany's table tennis federation said Thursday that a "B'' sample from
suspended national team player Dimitrij Ovtcharov showed traces of the
banned substance clenbuterol.

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Experts back Contador’s claim of bad meat

September 30th, 2010

Tour de France champion Alberto Contador's claim that bad meat is to blame for his positive doping test is entirely plausible since clenbuterol is commonly given to animals destined for human consumption, experts say.

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Vuelta runner-up Mosquera tests positive

September 30th, 2010

Cycling's governing body says Vuelta a Espana runner-up Ezequiel Mosquera
and another rider tested positive for a banned substance during this
year's race.

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In Australia, a quiet reaction to Contador news

September 30th, 2010

Rider reaction to overnight revelations that Alberto Contador failed a
doping test while winning the Tour de France this year has been muted so
far at the road cycling world championships.

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Cancellara wins fourth world time trial title, sets record

September 30th, 2010

Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara won a record fourth world time trial title at the road world championships on Thursday.

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Team RadioShack staff member testifies in Armstrong case

September 30th, 2010

A staff member for Lance Armstrong's Team RadioShack testified Wednesday
before a federal grand jury being presented evidence of alleged doping
in pro cycling.

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Contador tested positive for banned drug at Tour de France

September 30th, 2010

Three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador tested positive for a banned steroid during this year's race and has been suspended by cycling's governing body.

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