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Olympic athletes slam Sharks' ASADA deal

Chris Barrett Australian Olympians have slammed the deal struck between the Australian Anti-Doping Authority and more than a dozen Cronulla players from the Sharks' 2011 squad.

ASADA investigation 'flawed', says former Cronulla Sharks coach Peter Sharp

Adrian Proszenko Former Cronulla coach Peter Sharp has spoken for the first time since leaving the Sharks, describing the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority's investigation as "flawed" and a "terrible" blow to...

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No guarantees WADA won't appeal Cronulla Sharks' backdated suspensions

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Brad Walter World Anti-Doping Authority officials have refused to rule out an appeal against the backdated suspensions offered to members of Cronulla's 2011 squad that would allow the players to miss just three...

Cronulla Sharks will need part-timers if stars take ASADA offer

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Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Cronulla could field nearly half a squad of part-time footballers should the likes of Paul Gallen and Anthony Tupou take up ASADA's offer of a one-month ban.

Cronulla Sharks players off the hook if they admit to being 'doped and duped'

Sharks in the city: Cronulla’s Wade Graham and Nathan Gardner.

Roy Masters If Sharks players admit they were ‘‘doped and duped’’ during the supplements program in place at Cronulla during the 2011 season they will receive a three-week playing ban...

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Where to now for the Cronulla Sharks 17?

Asked to show cause: Sharks skipper Paul Gallen.

Michael Carayannis Now past and present Cronulla players have been issued with show cause orders the onus is on them to essentially disprove ASADA’s provisional findings.

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Stars caught up in Sharks inquiry told not to ignore rights before meeting with NRL and ASADA

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Brad Walter Members of Cronulla's 2011 squad called to a meeting on Wednesday with ASADA and the NRL have been advised not to accept a reduced suspension simply to bring the 18-month saga to an end, while...

Cronulla Sharks players urged not to accept reduced bans in ASADA case

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Brad Walter Members of Cronulla’s 2011 squad, who have been called to a meeting on Wednesday with ASADA and the NRL, have been advised not to accept a reduced suspension simply to bring the 18-month saga...

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Cronulla Sharks players receive show-cause notices from ASADA

Adrian Proszenko Players involved at Cronulla during the club's controversial 2011 supplements program have received show-cause notices at a series of meetings with ASADA and the NRL on Wednesday.

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Price of deal for players caught up in Cronulla Sharks' supplements scandal is reputation

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Andrew Webster The offer on the table appears too good to be true: a backdated one-year ban, which means you miss precious little footy and some of the pre-season sandhills?

Melbourne Storm obliterate woeful Cronulla Sharks

Storm front: Mahe Fonua scores for Melbourne against Cronulla.

Roy Ward Melbourne Storm have spent the season searching for a game in which they weave attack and defence into the one performance.

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Cronulla Sharks players may escape with one-month bans from ASADA

Long year: Paul Gallen.

Roy Masters Some of the Cronulla players accused of taking performance-enhancing drugs in 2011 could escape with a ban of as little as four weeks during the off season.

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Cronulla Sharks coach James Shepherd laments poor performance in heavy loss to Melbourne Storm

Bowed: Cronulla were outlcassed by Melbourne at AAMI Park.

Roy Ward Cronulla coach James Shepherd doesn’t know if it was experience or positioning which cost his side in a 48-6 loss to Melbourne Storm on Saturday night.

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ASADA pain could end soon for Cronulla Sharks

Season to forget: Dejected Sharks players after conceding another try against Melbourne on Saturday.

Brad Walter After 18 months of anguish and uncertainty, the worst could finally be over for Cronulla officials, players and supporters.

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Cronulla Sharks ban will show up in international matches

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Steve Mascord Only England appears likely to be unaffected. Every time a player from the other three sides fronts up to a media opportunity, he is likely to be asked about his missing teammate.

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Cronulla Sharks might be relieved at light doping bans but there are bigger fish to fry

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Andrew Webster Cronulla players past and present will meet ASADA and NRL suits in Sydney on Wednesday.

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Cronulla Sharks wary of discount doping bans

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Brad Walter Players involved in the supplement program at Cronulla in 2011 are wary of accepting bans of six months or less as they maintain they never knowingly took any prohibited substances.

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Cronulla Sharks prop Andrew Fifita in alleged road rage incident

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Emma Partridge Cronulla Sharks prop Andrew Fifita has been questioned by police after an alleged road rage incident in Sydney’s south.

Jarrod Croker backs Terry Campese to rally after being dropped to NSW Cup

Lee Gaskin Raiders centre Jarrod Croker is backing dumped captain Terry Campese "to get his confidence" back and prove his NRL career is far from over.