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WADA issues alert on GW501516

It has come to WADA’s attention that the black market substance GW501516 is being sold to and used by some athletes. The side effect of this chemical compound is so serious that WADA is taking the rare step of warning “cheats” to ensure that there is complete awareness of the possible health risks to athletes […]

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High Performance New Zealand : Exclusive Interview

Text & Interview : Giannis Psarelis. Sport in international level is extremely competitive. In order to be successful a team or an athlete needs to train hard but also to have access to excellent sport facilities and to have the support of medical staff and sport scientists. We will present the best high performance centers […]

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High Performance New Zealand : Athlete Performance Support

Text : Giannis Psarelis. Following our interview with Mrs. Sue Eden who is the Senior Advisor Media and Communications for High Performance New Zealand we present the services they provide to their athletes. Strength & Conditioning The High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Strength and Conditioning department aims to develop and enhance the physical capability of […]

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New WADA-supported research suggests 1 in 10 athletes may be doping

The Associated Press. LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND — The World Anti-Doping Agency is warning that new research findings expected before the London Olympics could suggest that as many as 1 in 10 athletes who compete internationally may be doping. Accepted wisdom until now, drawn from annual testing statistics, was that “maybe between 1 and 2 per cent […]

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ASADA : Methylhexaneamine

ASADA is not in a position to provide information or advice to athletes about the status of supplements in sport. ASADA can neither give advice to athletes about sports supplements, nor advise if they contain prohibited substances. Warning: Methylhexaneamine The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is advising all Australian athletes subject to in-competition doping control […]

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Book presentation : “Doping: Legislative-Political Approach, Regulatory Foundation and Counter-crime Consideration”

PRESS RELEAS.On the 19th of December 2011, inside the packed ceremonial hall of the Athens Bar Association, the book of Dr. of Law Eleni G. Mantratzi, titled “Doping: Legislative-Political Approach, Regulatory Foundation and Counter-crime Consideration”, published by herself, was presented as part of the event “Fair Play vs. Doping” with great success, under the coordination of […]

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WADA Athlete Committee calls for more blood and EPO testing

Members of WADA’s Athlete Committee have called on Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) across the world to increase the amount of blood samples and to also conduct more tests for erythropoietin (EPO). Both issues were near the top of the agenda at a meeting in Colorado Springs, where all the athletes agreed there was a need for […]

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London Olympics may get new HGH test

Associated Press.LONDON — A new test that can detect use of human growth hormone going back as far as 21 days has been endorsed by international anti-doping officials, clearing the way for its possible implementation at next year’s London Olympics. U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart told The Associated Press on Monday the “biomarker” test […]

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