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Aussies are strong in the 100-meter backstroke at world championships

...Berlin last August but that mark was not approved by world governing body FINA because he wasn't tested for the blood-booster EPO."I'm not going to go into politics about it," Peaty said. "Hopefully tomorrow it's going to be a really great race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-04/aussies-are-strong-1
WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

...20 years ago - in an era when the use of the blood-booster EPO was widespread - underlining that some athletes' blood values...true there was a spate of deaths in professional cycling, when EPO first appeared during the early 1990s, then I worry there may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/wada-investigate-new-doping-alleg
Lawyer: Gaumont told police he took, distributed EPO

...he used the banned performance enhancer EPO and gave the drug to another cyclist, his...and police have seized male hormones, EPO and amphetamines. "Philippe Gaumont has...Combe said. The rider only "discovered" EPO after becoming a professional, Combe added...

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Anit-doping agency wants organizers of Pan Am Games to store drug-test samples

...of cycling. New rules make it mandatory for a certain percentage of athletes in cycling to be tested for the blood-booster EPO.? Specific athletes will be targeted for testing, looking at "some we might be suspicious about," Howman said. "That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-14/anit-doping-agency-wants-organize
Late climbs in Tour de France favor Chris Froome, not defending champ Vincenzo Nibali

...which has been answering many questions of its own, after five senior and development squad riders were caught doping with EPO and steroids since last August.Cycling's governing body, UCI, even said there were "compelling grounds" to request that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-03/late-climbs-tour-de-france-favor-
Overtime: Olympics panel OKs new drug test

For any athlete thinking of using EPO to help win gold at the Sydney Olympics...Until now, there has been no test for EPO, or erythropoietin, believed to be used...1980s to treat anemia in kidney patients, EPO boosts the production of oxygen-rich red...

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Overtime

...he used the banned performance enhancer EPO and gave the drug to another cyclist, his...and police have seized male hormones, EPO and amphetamines. The lawyer said Gaumont also told investigators that he had given EPO to a fellow rider, who was not identified...

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Beltran ousted for test results

...taken away by French police after testing positive for EPO. Liquigas cycling team spokesman Paolo Barbieri said...first stage on July 5. "There are not just traces of EPO, there is EPO," Pierre Bordry, leader of the French anti-doping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/12/oth_465399.shtml
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Tour chief commends new anti-doping test

...with an advanced form of the blood booster EPO. "It's very good. It allows us to confound...positive for CERA, an advanced version of EPO. The three riders combined to win five...Manuel Beltran also tested positive for EPO, while Dmitriy Fofonov of Kazakhstan tested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/08/oth_478645.shtml
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Cut Chinese athletes failed drug test

...tests for the performance-enhancing drug EPO. Among them were six runners trained by...that China is not the only offender. "EPO has polluted the world sports stage. Many countries know that they have athletes using EPO, including America, Australia, Germany...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/13/oly_295863.shtml
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