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Emily Abbott at the 2018 CrossFit Games West Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Emily Abbott Opens Up About Failed Drug Test on The Barbell Shrugged Podcast

The biggest news coming out of the CrossFit Games' failed drug tests was Emily Abbott. Abbott won the West Regional, but tested positive forĀ ibutamoren, an anabolic agent. Abbott appealed the test, but was ultimately...

The CrossFit Games’ GM Justin Bergh Talks Doping in Interview

The CrossFit Games dropped 14 names of athletes who had failed a drug test during in-competition testing at regionals this year. There are also another several athletes who have yet to be announced as...
Meredith Root, photo via Instagram @meredith_root

Interview with CrossFit Games Rookie Meredith Root

Meredith Root finished 6th at the West Regional on Sunday, May 27. However, on July 16 Root was moved up to 5th and invited to compete at the CrossFit Games. The invite came after...
Rachel Campbell at the 2018 Wodapalooza Fitness Festival.

Suspended Athletes Share Their Statements on Social Media

After 14 athletes (Lauren Shawver was a late addition) tested positive this year during the 2018 CrossFit Games season, several have taken to social media to share their explanation or give a statement on...
Meredith Root

Meredith Root Will Take Abbott’s Place at the CrossFit Games

Meredith Root did not have the Sunday she wanted to needed back on Memorial Day weekend. Root fell out of the top 5 and into 5th place after the final event on Sunday, leaving...
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Emily Abbott Issues Statement Following CrossFit Games Suspension

Emily Abbott was the biggest name on the list of athletes who failed their drug test at regionals this year. Abbott, a 4-time CrossFit Games veteran, won the West Regional this year in dominating...
Emily Abbott at the 2018 CrossFit Games West Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Emily Abbott Among 13 Athletes to Fail Drug Test at Regionals

13. That is the number of athletes who have failed an in-competition drug test conducted at the regional competitions this year. Among thoseĀ five that had qualified to compete at the 2018 CrossFit Games. Emily Abbott...
Patrick Vellner at the 2017 Tough Mudder X Championship.

Watch CrossFitters Crush Tough Mudder X on CBS Sports This Weekend

Sure, the event took place last month, but the first of a three-part television series of the Tough Mudder X is on CBS Sports this Saturday, July 14. At 1:00pm Eastern Time, watch some...
Sam and Jenn Dancer at Tough Mudder X. @jenndancing/Instagram

Josh Bridges, Patrick Vellner, Brooke Ence and Other Top CrossFit Athletes To Take on...

Last year Tough Mudder X made its debut. The one mile sprint with fitness stations was recorded and televised on CBS. Several CrossFit athletes participated, but only Jenn Dancer made the podium where she...
Becca Voigt qualifies for 10th CrossFit Games after finishing 5th at the West Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Make it 10! Becca Voigt Qualifies for Record 10th CrossFit Games Appearance

Becca Voight finished 7th at the 2008 CrossFit Games at The Ranch. Voigt then competed at the next eight straight CrossFit Games. Last year, however, Voigt finally fell short when she finished 8th, only...