Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Brands

News

Graham O’Grady Blames Poppy Seeds For Doping Glitch

For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, sign up for Outside+.

New Zealand triathlon champ is exonerated after testing positive for morphine following Tauranga half ironman win in January.

A New Zealand triathlete who tested positive for morphine has been exonerated after a doping tribunal accepted evidence the drug was likely ingested in bread containing poppy seeds.

Graham O’Grady tested positive to morphine after a half ironman event at Tauranga on New Zealand’s North Island in January.

Counsel for O’Grady told the New Zealand Sports Tribunal the source of the minimal amount of drug found in the athlete’s system was likely gluten free poppy seed bread he consumed before the race.

Read More: USA Today