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Steroid rise worries drug expert - New Zealand Herald

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Steroid rise worries drug expert New Zealand Herald Drug Free Sport New Zealand has identified the lack of knowledge about steroid use outside of. Expand.
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Stop the Sports War on Drugs - Sports On Earth

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Stop the Sports War on Drugs Sports On Earth Sports leagues and governing bodies would have you believe otherwise. Reassurance is their product. Drug testing programs are their sales pitch. And why not?
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This Is Why The Steroid Era Isn't Over In Sports

This Is Why The Steroid Era Isn't Over In Sports | Drugs in sport | Scoop.it
“Drug testing is still impotent, has been impotent since it started," said Charles Yesalis, a professor of health policy administration, exercise and sports science at Pennsylvania State University. "Frankly, many of these drugs work way too well and there's way too much money involved to ever see a light at the end of the tunnel.” While pleased with the progress of its mission to stamp out performance-enhancing drugs in sport, even the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency agreed that testing doesn't always work But he noted that it was a "one-time deal" because someone -- former Biogenesis employee Porter Fischer -- "ratted out" Biogenesis, leading to the MLB doping revelations. Similarly, the BALCO scandal in 2003 started when Trevor Graham, who coached track and field athletes for the Olympics, anonymously turned in a dirty syringe to the USADA, revealing that athletes were getting a then-unknown drug from the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative. “It's still going on," Yesalis said. "The only way baseball or any other sports federation will be able to get power is to do almost police sting operations because drug testing has been a flop.” “Unfortunately, we always tend to be behind people who are creating these things and using them," said Dr. Alex Diamond, a sports medicine doctor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. "There's so much money involved in it, they're always able to get a step ahead and we're always trying to play catch up” Full Article: http://abcn.ws/17vxSHf
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