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Top SA Boxer Tests Positive In Doping Scandal
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Top SA Boxer Tests Positive In Doping Scandal

Top South African boxer Kevin Lerena has been thrust into the centre of a doping saga, the World Boxing Council (WBC) has confirmed. While exact details are unclear at this early stage, the WBC tweeted on Wednesday that Lerena had "tested positive" last month. "BREAKING NEWS: Boxer Kevin Lerena tested positive in a test by @Vada_Testing done in October 18, in Johannesburg, South Africa," the WBC tweeted. VADA is the Voluntary Anti-Doping Society - an organisation that works with the WBC on the Clean Boxing Programme. Lerena, 26, who is the current IBO World Cruiserweight champion, turned professional in 2009 and has a professional record of 21-1. Lerena found himself in the spotlight back in 2014 during the Oscar Pistorius murder trial when he testified in the state's case a...
Roberto Carlos In Massive Doping Scandal
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Roberto Carlos In Massive Doping Scandal

Brazil football great Roberto Carlos has denied doping allegations that appeared in a documentary on German television network ARD.The startling revelation comes after ARD, in an investigation into doping control problems in Brazilian sports, spoke to Dr. Julio Cesar Alves who said he had been treating Carlos, among other players, since he was 15 years old. Unknown that he was being recorded, the under-fire doctor stated that he’d bulked up Carlos’ thighs in the course of his career, Goal writes. Despite eyewitnesses who claimed to have seen Roberto Carlos at Alves’ practice, and documents obtained by ARD showing his name in a dossier at Brazilian anti-doping agency, the legendary left-back has denied the allegations. “I strongly reject the irresponsible accusations made by ARD, and I r...

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