Posts tagged "USADA"

Sports & Steroids: Jon Rankin’s ESPN Piece “It’s Up to Athletes to Clean This Up” Partially on Target

In his piece, It’s up to athletes to clean this up at espn.gol.com, Jon Rankin takes issue with the USADA and WADA in regard to their use of “testimony of witnesses rather than test results to validate claims of Armstrong’s use of drugs.” He called it “contradictory to the ideal of fair play that these... Read more »

Cycling & Lance Armstrong: USADA Releases Evidence of Armstrong’s Misdeeds…Still Many Skeptics

As I pore over the multitude of articles in the media, along with taking a look at the released USADA report (tabbed pdf link) on their evidence against Armstrong (which is extensively powerful in my mind), I can’t help but notice the continued support for Lance in the comment sections within many of these media pieces. Most... Read more »

Top Doping Agencies (WADA, CCES, USADA) "Challenge" UFC's Claim Of "Toughest Drug-Testing In North America"

In an article titled Fighting-Anti-Doping chiefs say UFC must get serious, the global news agency Reuters reported that: “The Ultimate Fighting Championship claims to have the toughest drug-testing in North American sport but doping officials disagree and have challenged them to get serious about ensuring their sport is clean.” However, it is implied throughout the... Read more »
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Washington Post Highlights AP Story On USADA Research Of Athletes, Drugs, & Ethics

I have to applaud The Washington Post for their interest in the Associated Press’ highlighting of recent research (by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency) into opinions of adults, athletes, coaches, educators, and kids on the use of PEDs  by athletes. Based on how often unethical behavior, drugs and athletes are connected in the media, you might... Read more »