Doping Fears at Olympics 2012

The Olympic anti-doping agency says they are on high alert at this years games as they fear that as many as one in 10 athletes will be cheating.

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  • Africa:  Cheating Their Way to Gold - the Olympics' Biggest Con Artists (analysis)

    Daily Maverick, 27 July 2012

    In the lead-up to London, at least 107 athletes failed drug tests and were banned from competing at the games, said World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey on Tuesday. ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  London 2012 - 107 Athletes Fail Dope Tests

    Vanguard, 25 July 2012

    WADA chief John Fahey said testers had been out in force in an effort to discourage athletes from using performance-enhancing substances in London. read more »

  • Nigeria:  IAAF Suspends Nine for Doping

    Vanguard, 25 July 2012

    Nine track athletes were suspended ahead of the London Olympics for doping, including three who were caught in retests of samples from last year's world championships, the IAAF ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Moroccan Medal Hope Fails Dope Test

    Vanguard, 23 July 2012

    Morocco's Mariem Alaoui Selsouli, one of the favourites for the Olympics 1500m gold medal, has failed a drugs test and has been ruled out of the Games, a source with knowledge of ... read more »

  • Kenya:  AK to Probe Marathoners in Failed Dope Tests

    Capital FM, 24 July 2012

    Athletics Kenya (AK) chairman, Isaiah Kiplagat, said on Tuesday the federation will probe claims that two of the country's female marathoners have failed doping tests. read more »

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