Essendon drugs verdict: 34 players guilty of doping charges and banned for 2016 season – AFL

Essendon drugs verdict: 34 players guilty of doping charges and banned for 2016 season – AFL
January 12, 2016

The Essendon Bombers of the Australian Football League will likely not be playing next season. That’s because pretty much the entire team–including 22 players no longer with the squad–were found guilty on doping charges after they lost an appeal this week.  Here’s more from The Guardian: Thirty-four past and present players of Essendon football club have been found guilty of doping charges after an appeal from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s…

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N. Korea Women Banned from 2015 World Cup #Soccer for Illegal Doping with . . . Deer Gland?

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August 28, 2011

You really don’t need much more than that headline, search do you? On the other hand, site the North Korean soccer officials do get first prize for the most original excuse for getting caught juicing: They claim they were treating the five now banned players with “traditional therapy” after they were “struck by lightning at a pre-tournament training camp.”

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