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Sport drug testing rules are absurd - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzSport drug testing rules are absurdStuff.co.nzSo what then is this all important spirit of sport that PEDs are threatening to rob us of?

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Cycling's governing body highlights issues of policing drugs in sport - Observer

Cycling's governing body highlights issues of policing drugs in sport - Observer | Drugs in Sport | Scoop.it

ObserverCycling's governing body highlights issues of policing drugs in sportObserverAmid admissions that cycling was facing its worst crisis – and even debate over whether it could survive – the UCI president, Pat McQuaid, in increasingly ragged...


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Cycling: Drug war far from over - Otago Daily Times

Cycling: Drug war far from over - Otago Daily Times | Drugs in Sport | Scoop.it
Cycling: Drug war far from over
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Sports administrators need to be vigilant. The dethroning of cyclist Lance Armstrong has not ended the war against drugs in sport.

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Only we can stop cheating before it starts -- no anti-doping agency can do that - ESPN

Only we can stop cheating before it starts -- no anti-doping agency can do that - ESPN | Drugs in Sport | Scoop.it

ESPNOnly we can stop cheating before it starts -- no anti-doping agency can do thatESPNDue to the handling of Lance Armstrong's recent USADA investigation, however, I can't help but wonder if these organizations' very existence, along with their persistent...


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There's a line to cross for both testers and athletes before the latter can be labeled cheaters. These agencies seem to be moving that line, without the consensus of those who have to abide by their rules, in order to get convictions to stick.

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Drugs in Sport, Part II: Why Do We Care?

Drugs in Sport, Part II: Why Do We Care? | Drugs in Sport | Scoop.it
I play devil's advocate here only to drive home the point: we need biological manipulation to make sport a spectacle. In fact, I will rephrase that: sport IS biological manipulation.

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Counting the cost of doping in sport

Counting the cost of doping in sport | Drugs in Sport | Scoop.it
The murky world of doping in sport can have financial as well as sporting, social and health consequences.

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