A doping scandal involving one of baseball's biggest stars is the latest in a series of cases in sport this year that have led to repeated calls for a tougher line on drug cheats.
Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees speaks to the media before the Yankees take on the Chicago White Sox at US Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois, on August 5, 2013. A doping scandal involving Rodriguez -- one of baseball's biggest stars -- is the latest in a series of cases in sport this year that have led to repeated calls for a tougher line on drug cheats.
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was banned for 211 matches on Monday after Major League Baseball named him as one of 13 players to have used banned substances, including testosterone and human growth hormone.
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