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Tennis forced to face moment of truth

DURING a flamboyant career, French star Yannick Noah raised eyebrows with his athleticism, dare and flair on court.



But it is his accusations in a French newspaper last year alleging widespread doping among Spanish tennis players that, while inflaming tempers across the border, have some…

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Added by Steven White on September 14, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

As yet, no shame or scandal in tennis

Feb. 28, 2010 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - epa02059812 A sign in the ski stadium at Whistler points the way to the doping control at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, Whistler, Canada, 26 February 2010.




Like many others, I’ve been following the scandalized outpourings regarding the

allegations against Lance Armstrong and some of his team-mates, when it occurred

to me that we seem to be going through a spate of shame and scandal involving a… Continue

Added by tennischick on August 11, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Top 5 Controversies of 2009

Talk about modern tennis and do not mention the word DRAMA. Sounds inconceivable...Doesn't it? Well, after the end of the 2009 tennis season, highlighted by a series of controversies, we find it important for the world to re-visit those stirring moments that left a mark on the Sport.



CONTROVERSY....! A word that draws more attention than the best things in life one could ever possibly imagine. We wonder, sometimes, whether there is any walk of life where there is any dearth of it.… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on January 12, 2010 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

RICHARD GASQUET SUSPENDED FOR COCAINE, SAFIN BLAMES PARTY FOUL

The AP reported today that Richard Gasquet has been officially suspended from competition after testing positive for cocaine in Miami. He will be off the tour at least until the ITF holds an anti-doping tribunal on the matter, which could take up to 60 days to arrange. This means Richard Gasquet will definitely miss Roland Garros. He could face a two-year ban if found guilty.



Gilbert Ysern, director general of the French Federation had this… Continue

Added by FreakyFrites on May 11, 2009 at 6:22pm — 3 Comments

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