Zlatna medalja je divna stvar, ali ko nije zadovoljan bez nje, neće biti zadovoljan ni sa njom.

Објављено: 8.8.2013

Estonian swimmer Anita Stepanenko and her coach Nikolai Borzov sanctioned. Stepanenko receives one-year ban, Borzov is banned for life
www.fina.org/H2O/index.php?option=com_content&view=cate…

Four Italian athletes referred for punishment/fines—Achilles Massucotelli, Paul Alberati, John Amaru, and Joseph Gable
www.coni.it/attivit%C3%A0-istituzionali/antidoping/19403-ant…

Paula Radcliffe advocates four year bans for serious doping offenses, sanctioning of doping enablers. Says she would not vote for Turkey or Madrid to host the Olympics because of Turkey’s spate of doping positives, for which a country should also be sanctioned by the IOC with reduced entries to the Olympic Games, and Spain must allow the Operation Puerto blood bags to be investigated by WADA or like agency, not be destroyed. She also advocates criminalization of doping.
www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/athletics/10229422/Wor…
www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/sport/athletics/article3836983.ece?CM…

IAAF ready to adopt four year bans for serious doping offenses
www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130807/iaaf…

Jamaica track team was not targeted for testing by IAAF in Moscow. All teams were informed prior to the World Championships that the baseline testing would occur at the event
jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20130807/sports/sports9.html

German NADA contacts retired cyclists Jan Ullrich and Erik Zabel in attempt to gather more information on what they may be able to contribute to anti-doping efforts
www.nada-bonn.de/de/nada/aktuelles/newsdetail/?tx_news_pi1%5…

Race for WADA presidency ends with nomination of IOC candidate on Friday
www.3wiresports.com/2013/08/07/on-the-wada-presidency/

Biogenesis
MLBPA files appeal in A-Rod/MLB/Biogenesis case
hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BBO_MLB_DRUG_INVESTIGATION?S…
Length of suspension was a sticking point in MLB/A-Rod/Biogenesis negotiations

A-Rod’s mistakes, not MLB testing program resulted in Biogenesis case sanctions
www.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2013-08-05/alex-rodriguez-sus…
Vitriol directed at Rodriguez and Braun excessive, misdirected
www.isportstimes.com/articles/8234/20130806/alex-rodriguez-r…
MLB cheats are thieves stealing accomplishments from clean players
articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-08-06/news/bs-ed-baseball-sus…
MLB doping bans will aid baseball/softball bid to get back in the Olympics says WBSC
www.insidethegames.biz/sports/2020-bidding-sports/350-baseba…

Explaining PED use to young kids: a teaching moment. Young users more an issue than what pro athlete is or isn’t “on the juice.”
www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130807/SPO…
timesfreepress.com/news/2013/aug/07/weeds-coumn/

Don Hooton has conflicted feelings about A-Rod
www.washingtonpost.com/sports/nationals/alex-rodriguez-suspe…

Is telling lies in your autobiography a crime?
www.usatoday.com/story/sports/cycling/2013/08/07/lance-armst…
www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-08-07/the-dumbest-lawsuit…

ACC
Aussie sports drug free reputation eroding in wake of recent discoveries, ACC report, ASADA investigation
www.couriermail.com.au/sport/afl/australias-standing-as-drug…
Stephen Dank threatens to sue ASADA as well as AFL boss Andrew Demetriou and the Essendon management. Judge admonished Dank while dropping Dank’s lawsuit against sports scientist and doctor ordering Dank to pay court costs
www.news.com.au/breaking-news/stephen-dank-threatens-to-sue-…
www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/judge-warns-stephen-dank-to-b…

Wave of current doping scandals prompts calls for action against PED use in sports
www.bangkokpost.com/news/sports/363344/a-succession-of-dopin…

Bundesliga plans to begin blood testing this season
www.dw.de/bundesliga-to-start-using-anti-doping-blood-tests-…
www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2013/08/07/sp-soccer-bundesli…
Ex German Interior Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher denies knowledge of doping despite being named in research report
www.spiegel.de/sport/sonst/studie-genscher-bestreitet-von-do…
www.spiegel.de/sport/sonst/dopingstudie-belastet-ex-innenmin…
German rower who is infamous for the “Kolbe syringe,” Peter-Michael Kolbe interviewed
www.spiegel.de/sport/sonst/der-fruehere-ruderer-peter-michae…
Cyclist Stefan Schumacher accuses doctors of lying about their involvement in Gerolsteiner team doping
www.spiegel.de/sport/sonst/radsport-schumacher-wirft-zeugen-…
FIFA denies doping is a problem in the sport, but the German research suggests that was not the case
www.spiegel.de/sport/fussball/doping-im-fussball-dfb-tut-sic…

“A gold medal is a wonderful thing, but if you’re not enough without it, you’ll never be enough with it.”
www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/sport/cornwall/10596573.The_Captain…

More than ever sports demand a suspension of disbelief and/or a premise built upon an untruth
hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/T/TIM_DAHLBERG_080713?SITE=AP&…
www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/08/scribes-in-the-…

Trainer Gerard Butler, who admitted injecting horses with “Sungate,” but nine horse trainers will not be charged after BHA investigates doping of 43 horses and says that the trainers acted on the advice of doctors.
www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/horse-racing/23605490