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Eufemiano Fuentes is on trial in the Spanish capital accused of overseeing a doping operation for cyclists, but has said he has also worked with athletes in other sports, including football. Leaving court on Friday, Fuentes told Spanish radio he was “interested in collecting on a debt from Real Madrid”. When asked if the debt was for medical services he rendered to the Spanish league champions, Fuentes responded: “I can’t answer that.”

Anti-doping authorities attack possible destruction of Fuentes cycling blood samples - Olive Press News Spain

Doctors and others involved in the doping scandal centred on the US cyclist Lance Armstrong are the subject of a fresh criminal investigation in Spain, according to anti-doping officials in the country.  A court investigation has been opened by a magistrate in the eastern province of Alicante, where some of the events outlined in an extensive public report on the Armstrong case by the US Anti-Doping Agency took place.

Spanish courts launch criminal investigation into doping in cycling

Doctors and others involved in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal are the subject of a fresh criminal investigation in Spain

Dr. Marvin Bonham—California—A Los Gatos pediatrician has been arrested and charged with numerous felonies for allegedly writing prescriptions for addictive drugs like OxyContin to convicted drug offenders in exchange for cash and methamphetamine.

Dr. Marvin Bonham

Marvin Bonham—California—A Los Gatos pediatrician has been arrested and charged with numerous felonies for allegedly writing prescriptions for addictive drugs like OxyContin to convicted drug offenders in exchange for cash and methamphetamine.

Italy rolling out doping bans - VeloNews.com  MILAN, Italy (VN) — The 2013 cycling season is over, but the Italian justice system is in full swing. Earlier this week, the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) banned Danilo Di Luca (Vini Fantini-Selle Italia), recommended a two-year ban for Francesco Reda (Androni) and scheduled even more hearings. Next on its menu: Alessandro Ballan (BMC Racing), Mauro Santambrogio (Vini Fantini-Selle Italia) and Lampre’s Giuseppe Saronni.

The 2013 cycling season is over, but the anti-doping arm of the Italian Olympic Committee is hard at work

Major League Baseball has announced unprecedented measures to stop players from using HGH (human growth hormone). The announcement came from a Major League Baseball press release Thursday afternoon.    Beginning this season, MLB will conduct random, unannounced, in-season blood testing for HGH. All players will be tested at least once.    Also, effective at the beginning of the 2013 season, both the MLB and MLB Players Association have agreed to use a "longitudinal profile program."

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The Spanish doctor on trial for allegedly running a doping ring in cycling made his final defence today before the judge retired to consider her verdict, which is due in about six weeks.  Eufemiano Fuentes denies violating public health regulations through doping. "I don't understand law and I am not a lawyer, but during my 35-year professional career I have never harmed a patient's health," Fuentes told the court. "The goal I pursue as a medical doctor is to protect health, not to damage…

Cycling: Doping verdict 'in six weeks'

The Spanish doctor on trial for allegedly running a doping ring in cycling made his final defence today before the judge retired to consider her verdict, which is due in about six weeks.

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'Operacion Puerto' doping probe blood bags set to be examined

Giuseppe Capua has suggested the nation’s dominance has dipped ever since the trial of Eufemiano Fuentes, who was handed a suspended sentence for leading an organised doping ring

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig vowed that the league would take stern action against players tied to the Biogenesis doping scandal but warned against expectations of a quick outcome, saying the case was still ongoing.  "We have to complete this investigation. I have to see the results and then we move forward," Selig told a meeting with members of the Baseball Writers Association of America on Tuesday.

MLB doping case could take months to resolve

Major League Baseball's investigation into alleged doping could take months to resolve with the league and union still in talks about the crisis.

Uefa has announced there were no positive doping tests in last season's Champions League and Europa League after 1374 doping controls were carried out in Europe's major club competitions in 2012-13.  Uefa conducts both in and out-of-competition doping controls in the Champions League. A total of 813 samples were collected from players during last season, with over 67 per cent of the samples analysed for EPO - the substance deployed to increase endurance and physical strength.

Uefa has announced that there were no positive doping tests in the Champions League and Europa League last term

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