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ASADA - Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority


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Lionel Messi wins World Soccer Player of the Year award!

Lionel Messi wins World Soccer Player of the Year award! | Sports Around the Globe | Scoop.it

Lionel Messi was the clear winner of World Soccer’s World Player of the Year award. The Barcelona and Argentina star collected more than twice as many votes as his nearest rivals, Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid and Portugal, and club-mate, Andres Iniesta of Spain.

It is the third time Messi has won the award, having previously triumphed in 2009 and 2011. He joins Brazil’s Ronaldo, who is the only other player to have won the award on three occasions.

There was also recognition for Spain’s remarkable achievement in winning the 2012 European Championship. Vicente Del Bosque was the clear winner of the World Manager of the the Year Award, and Spain were the overwhelming choice as World Team of the Year...


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Performance Enhancing Drugs in Professional Cycling

In the fall of 2012, the United States Anti Doping Agency brought a case against Lance Armstrong, 7 time Tour de France winner. These are the details of everything that went down.

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Jenny Sanchez Liermann's curator insight, June 9, 2013 9:45 PM

"The crux of the case is provisions in the contract between the USPS and Tailwind making it clear that doping was strictly prohibited and to be disciplined immediately. “Zero tolerance” is the precise phrase. In short, the sponsorship was contingent on the team racing clean."

 

"...as a cancer survivor, invincible athlete, and eventually, Sheryl Crow’s boyfriend and celebrity philanthropist. Arguably, Armstrong did more to enhance the U.S. Postal brand while he was cheating than he’s done to harm it since confessing."  Interesting take on the topic.

 

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-24/lance-armstrong-lied-cheated-doped-but-does-he-really-owe-damages

nickelas gillet's curator insight, November 17, 2013 12:01 PM

How PED's effect the game in every way!

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Highschool Soccer Players

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Alex's curator insight, September 26, 2014 9:24 AM

because I see the pictures the best blow 

Owen Fenerty's curator insight, November 5, 2014 9:47 AM

This article is funny because in a way it is relatable.