London 2017 drugs cheats 'will be found out'

Drugs cheats at this summer’s World Athletics Championships “will be found out”, says the head of a new unit set up to protect integrity in the sport. David Howman, who chairs the Athletics Integrity Unit, said he could not guarantee August’s event in London would be completely clean. But he told BBC Radio 5 live…

2017 London Marathon: Jo Pavey says drugs cheats are 'ruining the sport'

2017 Virgin Money London Marathon – Sunday, 23 April Start times: 08:55 BST – Elite wheelchair races, 09:00 – other elite Para races, 09:15 – elite women, 10:00 – elite men and mass races Watch: Live on BBC Two and BBC One with extra coverage of the elite races and the finish line on Red…

The man who catches marathon cheats – from his home

For months, a runner named Cindy posted motivational photos on Instagram and Facebook, chronicling the miles she put in to prepare for the New York Marathon. When the big day came, she posted about the gear, the energy gels, and the coconut waters that would sustain her through the 26.2 miles (42.1km) Cindy ran the…

Football must do more to deter cheats – Minichiello

Football is not doing enough to deter potential drug cheats, says Toni Minichiello, former coach of Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill. Manchester City were charged last week for failing to ensure anti-doping officials knew where players were for testing. The Premier League club face a potential fine, but Minichiello feels punishments should be harsher. “Football…

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'Fight against athletics drug cheats must continue'

Jessica Ennis-Hill says the fight against drug cheats must continue. The Briton’s 2011 World Championship heptathlon silver medal will be upgraded to gold after Russia’s Tatyana Chernova was found to have been doping. Chernova’s victory was annulled by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday following recent analysis. “For those athletes who missed out…

Watch: Doping cheats should be given life bans – Bolt

Usain Bolt says athletes caught doping should be handed life bans. The Jamaican sprinter thinks the reason the doping scandal is so widespread is because the authorities are doing a good job in finding the cheating athletes. He told the Today programme “anyone who goes out of their way to cheat should be completely banned…