Australian Olympic Champion Ian Thorpe Celebrates Downfall of Lance Armstrong

Ian Thorpe, one of the greatest Australian swimmers in the history of the sport, admitted that he was “happy” about the dramatic downfall of eight-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong. Thorpe made the comments regarding the “Lance-gate” doping scandal at the Doha GOALS (Gathering of all Leaders in Sport) sporting forum on December 12, 2012. [Read more…]


Chinese Swimmer Points to Racism in Steroid Accusations

Another Chinese swimmer has set a world record at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. And another Chinese swimmer has been accused of using anabolic steroids or performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Sun Yang wonders why amazing performances by Chinese swimmers raise suspicion but those of American swimmers don’t. [Read more…]


Chinese Steroid Doctor Suspects Michael Phelps Used Steroids

Chen Zhanghao, a former top physician for the Chinese Olympic team, told the international press that he has long suspected Michael Phelps of using anabolic steroids. But given the complete lack of evidence support such a suspicion, he has kept quiet until now. Zhanghao decided to break his silence after 16-year old Chinese swimming prodigy Ye Shewin was accused of steroid use by a prominent American swimming coach. [Read more…]


American Swim Coach Accuses Chinese Swimmer of Doping

John Leonard, a top American swimming coach and the current executive director of the World Swimming Coaches Association, did everything he could to suggest that a new 16-year old swimming sensation from China was guilty of doping with banned performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Chinese swimmer Ye Shewin won the gold medal in the 400-meter individual medley (in a world record time) and the 200-meter individual medley at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Her performances shocked the world. [Read more…]


Doctor Admits State-Sponsored Steroid Use in China During 1980s and 1990s

Chen Zhanghao, a former top physician for the Chinese Olympic team, admitted administering performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to athletes in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper in Australia. He admitted overseeing the use of PEDs, such as anabolic steroids and human growth hormone (hGH), as part of a state-sponsored doping program in China during the 1980s and 1990s. Zhanghao claimed to have experimented with the doping of approximately fifty elite Olympic athletes. [Read more…]


Brazilian Olympic Swimmer Busted Using Anabolic Steroids

The Confederação Brasileira de Desportos Aquáticos (CBDA), the federation that oversees the sport of swimming in Brazil, suspended an Olympic swimmer after an anti-doping urinalysis revealed evidence of anabolic steroid use. Glauber Silva tested “positive” for testosterone after failing the testosterone-epitestosterone (T:E) ratio test. Silva had qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London next month in the 100-meter butterfly competition. [Read more…]