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…

Bolt's relay team-mate Carter appeals over positive drugs test

Nesta Carter has appealed against the decision to strip him and a Jamaica team including Usain Bolt of Olympic gold because of a positive drugs test. A retest of Carter’s sample from the 2008 Games was found to contain a banned stimulant in January. The 31-year-old now awaits a date for his case to be…

Drugs testing in football: At least 39% of EFL players not tested in 2015-16

At least 39% of players who played in the English Football League last season were not drugs tested by UK Anti-Doping (Ukad), according to official figures. Ukad, which carries out testing on behalf of the Football Association, took 1,204 samples from 1,989 players to appear in the EFL in 2015-16. From 550 players to play…

Sharapova drugs ban reduced to 15 months

Maria Sharapova’s two-year doping ban has been reduced to 15 months following her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The five-time Grand Slam winner, 29, was initially banned by the International Tennis Federation for two years after testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. The Russian will be able to return…