Some Famous Doping Cases
Some famous doping cases in sports are listed below. The period over which drugs are normally retained in the body are also mentioned.
|The Famous Case||Drug Taken||Duration of Retention of Drug|
|Shoaib Akhtar, Pakistani cricketer was given a two year ban in 2006 for testing positive for nandrolone. Shoaib was sent back to Pakistan and missed out competing for the Champions Trophy.||Nandrolone||18 Months|
|Former three time champion James Toney tested positive for boldenone and stanozolol after a fight costing him the World Boxing Association (WBA) heavy weight championship.||Boldenone||18 Months|
|Barry Bonds, the greatest baseball player of USA was banned from playing in the year 2011.||Methenolone||9 Months|
|Eight track runners from Monaco including Bulgarian sprinter Inna Eftimova have been banned from London Olympics 2012.||Testosterone mix||3-6 Months|
|Several successful athletes and professional bodybuilders have come forward and admitted long-term methandriol use before the drug was banned, including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sergio Oliva.||Methandriol||3-6 Months|
|USA Baseball champion Barry Bonds, athlete and track superstar Marion Jones, and Garry Sheffield the famous baseball player along with boxer Shane Mosley confessed using oxymetholone orally.||Oxymetholone||1-1.5 Months|
|On Monday, May 7 2012, Major League Baseball suspended the San Francisco Giantís reliever Guillermo Mota for 100 games after he tested positive for the performance enhancing drug, clenbuterol.||Clenbuterol||1-2 Weeks|
|Ben Johnson lost his gold medal against Carl Lewis in 1980 Olympics Games after testing positive for stanozolol after the games.||Stanozolol||10 Days|
- ATHLETE GUIDE TO THE 2020 PROHIBITED LIST - (http://www.usantidoping.org/files/active/what/usada_guide.pdf)
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