Tuesday, August 01, 2006

LANDIS DOPING ALLEGATIONS -- "Tests performed on the cyclist Floyd Landis’s initial urine sample showed that some of the testosterone in his body had come from an external source and was not produced by his system, according to a person at the International Cycling Union with knowledge of the results." See also WaPo.

Similarly, "In the wake of Justin Gatlin’s positive drug test, some in track and field have begun to call for sanctions against athletes’ coaches or agents, and many are wondering why such penalties were not meted out after the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative scandal cast suspicion on several coaches in 2004."