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Add Russia’s Olympic Doping Scandal to the Rich History of Cheating in Sports

Seeking an unfair advantage in sports did not originate in the former Soviet Union, but state-sanctioned cheating is much more common in communist or former communist countries.

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Adieu to Peyton Manning—and His Squeaky-Clean Image

The NFL star has received millions in endorsements, largely because of his reputation as the All-American boy next door. But as he retires, he is being chased by accusations that he exposed himself to a woman in 1996 and that he used a banned substance after a 2011 surgery.

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Oprah Confirms Lance Armstrong Admitted Doping

You’ll have to wait to see for sure when the interview airs later this week. Because the whole point of this pseudo-event is, in the end, really just about drumming up television ratings.

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Lance Armstrong Gives Up Doping Fight

Lance Armstrong’s capitulation on Thursday to years of aggressive inquiries into his alleged use of banned performance enhancers was widely interpreted as an admission of guilt, and resulted in the seven-time Tour de France winner being stripped of all his titles and banned from competition cycling for life.

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Et Tu, A-Rod?

Yet another top MLB player’s reputation has been besmirched by use of performance-enhancing drugs: Take a bow, Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez. The Yankees star admitted Monday that he’d dabbled in steroids years ago in a moment of high pressure and youthful indiscretion. He said the drug use occurred only while he played for the Texas Rangers.

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The Fastest Man on No Legs

As technology becomes exponentially more sophisticated and pervasive, the sports world finds itself awash in ethical dilemmas. So where does a lightning fast amputee fit in the spectrum of Barry Bonds with his alleged doping and Tiger Woods with his better-than-perfect Lasik eyes?

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The Truthdig Interview: Mark Fainaru-Wada

Mark Fainaru-Wada is one of two San Francisco Chronicle reporters who broke the Barry Bonds steroid stories. With a new book out, Fainaru-Wada discussed with Truthdig contributor James Harris whether Congress doesn’t have better things to do than hold hearings into pro sports; whether pro baseball really cares about cleaning up its image; and the federal government’s attempts to get Fainaru-Wada to disclose his confidential sources.

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Mark Fainaru-Wada on Barry Bonds, Steroids and ‘Game of Shadows’

Truthdig’s James Harris sits down with SF Chronicle journalist Mark Fainaru-Wada to discuss his book,  “Game of Shadows,” and the leaked grand jury testimony which has gotten him in such hot water.

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