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After Olympic Letdown, WADA to Review Controversial Ban

Sha'Carri Richardson lost spot in Tokyo Games due to pot use

(Newser) - Sha'Carri Richardson missed her chance to compete in Tokyo's Summer Olympics due to pot use, but a move by the World Anti-Doping Agency could keep future athletes from meeting the same fate. On Tuesday, WADA announced it will set up an advisory committee to review whether cannabis should...

Cycling Battles Doping With 'Biological Passports'

Blood profiling case could determine the future of antidoping

(Newser) - A landmark doping case being pursued by cycling authorities could help the sport pull ahead of the pack in the fight against performance-enhancing drugs, the New York Times reports. Cycling's governing body is preparing a case using blood profiles—or "biological passports"—that show telltale changes in the...

Landis Says He'll Appeal Ruling, Fight for Title

Tour de France winner wants sports court to review panel's decision

(Newser) - US cyclist Floyd Landis' fight to retain his 2006 Tour de France title will go on, he tells ESPN.com. "I won the 2006 Tour de France fair and square," Landis writes on his website. That's why he is asking a Swiss-based sports court to reverse the split...

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