Posts tagged "PED"

WADA Asking Drug Companies To Join In Battle Against PED And Steroid Use

ESPN Olympic Sports reported last week, WADA signs accord with IFPMA, that WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) recently signed an agreement with a group representing pharmaceutical companies that creates a cooperative effort to help identify PED (performance enhancement drugs) users. The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations will be offering information to WADA regarding substances that are known to... Read more »

Olympic Sprinter Justin Gatlin Facing Opposition to Return After Steroid Ban

Olympic Sprinter Justin Gatlin Facing Opposition to Return After Steroid Ban
For those of you not familiar with Justin Gatlin, he was the 100-meter gold medalist in the 2004 Olympics, and former World Champion, who received a four-year ban from track after testing positive for steroid use in 2006. Considered to be one of the fastest men on earth, at one time, his ban is set... Read more »

Skeptics Proven Wrong by Australian Study: HGH Does Enhance Sports Performance

Well it’s official. CBC Sports of Canada reports on research that HGH does help: Australian study that proves HGH (Human Growth Hormone) does enhance an athlete’s performance in sports. Yep, that was a big surprise, right? Bet you had no clue that was coming! What I find most interesting is that there were actually individuals,... Read more »

MLB Union Opposed To Blood Test for HGH: Go Figure!!!

In today’s NY Daily News, it is reported that the World Anti-Doping Agency is encouraging Major League Baseball to take a stand and start testing for use of HGH (Human Growth Hormone), something the MLB players union has not been in favor of. Yea, what a surprise! The article World Anti-Doping Agency calls on Major... Read more »