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Commission meets

10:16am  Aug 26, 2013

James Hird hits back at AFL

4:51pm  Aug 21, 2013

Essendon Chairman slams AFL

4:47pm  Aug 21, 2013

Bombers ask for more time

6:27pm  Aug 20, 2013

Bombers expected to face commission

12:28pm  Aug 20, 2013

Supplement charges fallout

8:39pm  Aug 13, 2013

Key Bombers charged

7:38pm  Aug 13, 2013

Hird "shocked" at likely charges

8:36am  Aug 13, 2013

Essendon: A club in crisis

11:45am  Aug 12, 2013

Dons deserve finals: Hird

2:01pm  Aug 10, 2013

Footy world waits

11:56am  Aug 9, 2013

Hird remains defiant

9:21am  Aug 8, 2013

Dank denies drug allegation

1:53pm  Aug 7, 2013

Hird responds to rumours

5:29pm  Aug 6, 2013

I love my club: Hird

11:35am  Aug 3, 2013

Essendon supplement scandal

The ASADA inquiry into Essendon's supplements program in 2012 became one of the sport's longest running sagas. has followed the story from its inception.


'Major distraction': Dons' $1.1m legal bill

Essendon racks up $1.1m bill during ongoing battle with ASADA

8:25pm Dec 15, 2014


ASADA opens Essendon anti-doping case

ASADA outlines case as hearing into alleged doping at Essendon begins

4:56pm Dec 15, 2014


Players set for Anti-Doping Tribunal hearing

Anti-Doping Tribunal case against 34 players to begin on Monday

6:55am Dec 15, 2014


Players, ASADA all square, says ex-boss

ASADA's Supreme Court loss a big win for players, says Richard Ings

6:44pm Dec 12, 2014


Court decision close

Should Shane Charter and Nima Alavi be subpoenaed? Decision imminent

9:00am Dec 12, 2014


As it happened: ASADA's hearing continues

Recap: ASADA argues why the Supreme Court should issue subpoenas to Shane Carter and Nima Alavi

6:05pm Dec 10, 2014


Media shut out of AFL anti-doping hearing

Anti-doping case against 34 past and present Dons to be heard in private

6:30pm Dec 8, 2014


We're ready for Anti-Doping Tribunal: ASADA

Anti-doping body has strong case against Dons, insists ASADA chief

5:57pm Dec 5, 2014


Dank 'quite happy' to go before tribunal

UPDATE: Stephen Dank to appear before anti-doping tribunal but ASADA's bid to force Shane Charter to do the same has been delayed

6:50pm Dec 3, 2014


James Hird should go, says Labor's Andrews

James Hird loses support of would-be Victorian premier

11:00am Nov 28, 2014


Bombers deny they paid Thompson's fine

Essendon denies they covered the cost of former coach's fine

2:50pm Nov 26, 2014


Doping saga likely to end before Christmas

End in sight for players as AFL sets tentative date for hearing

11:51pm Nov 18, 2014


Two players break ranks over open hearing

Two charged players keen for open hearing but 32 others oppose move

10:00pm Nov 18, 2014


Bombers not worn down by ASADA saga: Gwilt

Recruit James Gwilt says ASADA saga hasn't worn down Dons

10:02am Nov 18, 2014


Players want more evidence before hearing

Players still want more evidence ahead of Tuesday's directions hearing

6:20pm Nov 17, 2014


AFL charges 34 with using banned peptide

UPDATE: AFLPA hopes new charges will bring matter to a head

1:00pm Nov 15, 2014


Infraction notices could be issued within days

Infraction notices could be issued to 34 past and present Dons within days

2:02pm Nov 13, 2014



Re-visit Nick Bowen's coverage of the James Hird Federal Court appeal

9:15pm Nov 11, 2014


ASADA hits out at AFLPA's 'no response' plan

CEO Ben McDevitt says ASADA will not be dictated to by anyone

6:38pm Oct 23, 2014


Players won't respond to notices: AFLPA

Ball in ASADA's court as players opt not to respond to show-cause notices

8:42am Oct 23, 2014


ASADA set to deliver amended notices

ASADA says it is ready to deliver 'comprehensive' show-cause notices

3:17pm Oct 13, 2014


James Hird's Federal Court appeal date set

James Hird's Federal Court appeal to be heard in early November

1:52pm Oct 9, 2014


Hird remains Essendon coach, for now

Dons coach still in the job but board will monitor developments

4:37pm Oct 6, 2014


The end for Hird? Coach's fate to be decided

James Hird's fate as Essendon coach may be known on Monday

8:48am Oct 6, 2014


ASADA, Hird happy with expedited hearing

UPDATE: ASADA won't contest James Hird's bid for an expedited appeal hearing

4:02pm Oct 3, 2014


'Weapon', Bombers settle out of court

Former fitness boss Dean Robinson settles his case against Essendon

8:23pm Oct 2, 2014


'Nothing to announce': Dons wait on Hird

UPDATE: Chairman says Dons won't move on James Hird this week

1:45pm Oct 2, 2014


Statement from James Hird

Statement from James Hird on his decision to appeal the Federal Court's decision to throw out his case against ASADA

10:37am Oct 2, 2014


AFLPA urges ASADA to act quickly on Dons

Possible James Hird appeal shouldn't delay ASADA process, says AFL Players Association

11:15pm Oct 1, 2014


Hird's future shaky as he gets set to appeal

James Hird's future shaky, with the coach set for more court action

5:52pm Oct 1, 2014