Doping

The state of doping control: Dangerous waters

2011-02-24: I logged onto the website this morning, and we have this block of ads on the page (kindly provided by the folk at Google) and…

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Two doping cases: Exonerated vs punished. Fair or foul?

2011-02-04: Yesterday, a reader sent me a link for an article from the Telegraph newspaper, titled “Rugby Union players are exonerated while cyclists take the blame.  How is…

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Drug of the Year: Methylhexanamine and the supplement industry

2010-12-15: It may seem peculiar to have a drug win an award in our Year in Review Series, but this is elite sport, and the only…

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Does human growth hormone improve performance?

2010-05-05: When our resident maven Jim Ferstle sent us the story about the how human growth hormone (hGH) can produce a 0.4 second improvement in 100…

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Growth hormone – 0.4s faster over 100m

2010-05-04: I’m sure that by now, many of you have seen the initial reports on a WADA-funded growth hormone study, which was published yesterday in the Annals…

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Doping news and insights

2010-01-13: Tomorrow I will begin the first major series of 2010 – Exercise and Weight loss, which is mainly in response to Time Magazine’s article last year, which…

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Doping control: Interview with Prof Schumacher

2009-08-11: Last week, we brought you our “inaugural” . The idea behind these interviews is to introduce to you a range of different opinions on sports…

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Performance analysis: A weapon against doping?

2009-08-09: Those who followed our coverage of the Tour de France will recall , which was ignited when a French scientist, Antoine Vayer, estimated Alberto Contador’s…

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A very different view on anti-doping

2009-07-31: Le Tour de France has now passed us by, although news from the cycling world is still coming thick and fast as rumours abound about…

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