Inside the doping hotspot of Ethiopia: dodgy testing and EPO over the counter

Guardian investigation shows how easy it is to obtain doping products, uncovers disorganisation at the Ethiopian anti-doping bureau and catches resulting athlete acknowledging to having taken performance-enhancing drugs Inside Ethiopias flagship stadium, the bleachers are painted the green, yellow and red of the flag. The countrys best athletes have converged in Addis Ababa for the…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his way into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a scalding line drive off the at-bat of a big leaguer,…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his way into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a blister line drive off the bat of a big leaguer,…

‘I don’t want pity’: Jelena Dokic sidesteps blame game to find own voice | Kate O’Halloran

Tennis star talks about the relief of get her tale out there, the annoyance of covering for an abusive parent and the exhilaration of playing for pleasure , not fear Thanks to her father Damir, Jelena Dokic has had a notoriously strained relationship with the media. From coverage of him threatening US Open personnel over…

LA is about to discover that republic and the Olympics don’t mixture

A key point often lost in the criticism of the IOCs tolerance of tyranny is that by hosting the Olympics, democracies become more authoritarian On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee will rubberstamp the plan to hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games while Los Angeles will host in 2028. Given the lack of bids from democratic…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

IDF soldiers angered by inactivity over bed bug infestation on base – The Jerusalem Post Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his route into the Mets rotation Its the…

49 ers’ Reuben Foster charged with three felonies in domestic violence incident

The San Francisco linebacker has been accused of dragging his girlfriend and punching her in the head, leaving her with a ruptured eardrum San Francisco 49 ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been charged with felony domestic violence after being accused of dragging his girlfriend and punching her in the head, leaving her with a ruptured…