Zoey Berry, a halfback who previously played for the Black Ferns womens rugby team, appealed her four-year suspension for an anti-doping rules violation (ADRV). She argued, among other things, that she was retired when she purchased clenbuterol and ultimately never used it. The New Zealand Rugby Judicial Committee rejected each and every argument.
Jeremy Stephens, a mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete who competes in the Featherweight Division for Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC), has called steroid users a bunch of bitches and cheating pussies. Stephens couldnt be happier with the involvement of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in MMA.
ThreatConnect, a prominent cyber-security firm based in Arlington (Virginia), believes the Fancy Bears Hack Team may be preparing for additional attacks against anti-doping agencies ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang. The cyberespionage attacks may be motivated by retaliation for the International Olympic Committees (IOC) decision to ban Russia from the Winter Games
The Russian Fancy Bears Hack Team attempted to discredit the Independent McLaren Investigation Reports (The McLaren Reports) as a politically-motivated attack on Russia orchestrated by agents working for the United States government.
The Russian hackers known as Fancy Bears released a series of email communications intended to embarrass both anti-doping officials and international sports officials on January 10, 2018. The stolen emails exposed the internal discord between the two groups over what to do about the Russian athletes implicated in the countrys systematic state-sponsored doping program.
Durcacap Labs co-founder Beny Mesika and his wife Elizabeth Kuecher have been charged with multiple counts of anabolic steroid trafficking and steroid smuggling in a superseding indictment filed on December 19, 2017. The superseding indictment replaces an earlier indictment naming Mesika and his Duracap Labs co-founder Wesley Houser IV (aka Wes Houser).
Wyoming obstetrician Paul Michael Harnetty pleaded guilty to a single felony count of attempting to possess a Controlled Substance (anabolic steroids) in Natrona County District Court on November 14, 2017. The Natrona County District Attorneys Office recommended probation in exchange for the guilty plea.
Its official Canada is the one of the best places in the world to set up shop as an illegal steroid dealer and manufacturer. After all, the owner of one of the most popular and the largest Canadian underground laboratories (UGLs) Mission Laboratories was sentenced to only 89 days in jail on October 5, 2017. His girlfriend, which happened to be an accused murderer, was only sentenced to probation.
Grigory Rodchenkov is the self-proclaimed mastermind behind the state-sponsored Russian doping program. He turned whistleblower and defected to the United States in 2015. Now he is preparing to testify against Russian athletes and officials that were part of the doping program. But he fears that his life is under serious threat.
The Scottish Prison Service revealed that officials have observed drones flying over prison air space at least 20 times during the past two years (2016-2017). Prison officials were able to recover 5 of the drones with drugs and/or mobile phones as cargo. The remaining 15 drones either got away or no longer carried any suspicious cargo.