In the United States, the use of anabolic steroids is a highly regulated process. In accordance with all policies regarding using anabolic steroids, the importation of these drugs is highly illegal. While many individual users can get around the law when ordering a few injectable steroids or a couple of oral steroids, it is quite easy for steroid dealers to have their imports intercepted. Read more [...]
Sergei Portugalov has ben banned for life by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The CAS chose to ban the Russian doctor in life of allegations that he masterminded a state-sponsored doping initiative in Russia's track and field athletes. Athletic doping and drug use is not a crime the CAS takes lightly, as it has proven with Portugalov's "lifetime period" of ineligibility. This ban Read more [...]
Gian Villante fights in the UFC, under the weight class, light heavyweight. He has been exonerated from a suspected doping violation due to the Retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemption (RTUE). This exemption comes from the governing body known as the United States Anti-doping Agency (USADA).
Villante was quite upfront about his usage of an inhaler, which contained Breo Ellipta, while being Read more [...]
A gym manager from Iowa has been found to allegedly be behind a large-scale steroid distribution network that spanned across the continental United States. Stan Szeto, 39, of Iowa City (Bigbadasian - online handle), was indicted by a federal grand jury for his place being behind the steroid distribution network, trafficking several different kinds of anabolic steroids across the mainland Read more [...]
Russia is going to double the amount of doping samples which it collects from its national athletes. The total number of doping tests is expected to rise to six thousand from the current number, three thousand. At present, the doping test program is run by the UK Anti-Doping governing body, which is known as UKAD for short. Last winter, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, which is known as RUSADA Read more [...]
The director general of the world anti-doping agency stated at the “Tackling Doping in Sport” conference held in London that the current level of doping is an “unsatisfactory situation”.
The director, Oliver Niggli also stated that a group of experts in the field are looking into whether corticosteroids are being abused in the sports world. He added that a group is to be set Read more [...]
Legal doping? Yes, you read that correctly! While the use of illegal and questionable substances such as steroids are more common, there are materials in existence that are legal, while also being questionable in the world of athletics. Many of these legal substances have regulations regarding their use and any use outside of those specific sets of rules can make them illegal.
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Police found an underground lab (UGL) by accident and made two arrests. Read more [...]
Alexander Povetkin has been banned indefinitely after failing more anti-doping tests for performance enhancing drugs.
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Women’s UFC fighter has been granted an exception after failing a routine drugs test.
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