Major League Baseball (MLB) as may be the strictest performance-enhancing drug policy of all the major sports leagues in the United States, policies that were enacted after José Canseco blew the whistle on rampant steroid use and abuse in professional baseball throughout the 1980s, 1990s, and the early 2000’s.
The black eye that performance-enhancing drugs gave the sport of baseball Read more [...]
A pharmacist in northeast England, working for Boots Pharmacy, admitted in April 2018 to stealing prescription anabolic steroids from a number of different pharmacy locations throughout the region that he had been employed at.
Just 34 years old, Andrew Brown testified against himself in the Magistrates Court on April 16 of 2018 and admitted to stealing prescription grade anabolic steroids Read more [...]
This is not the kind of story that we read about happening at the highest levels of sports and competition, that’s for sure.
One of the elite members of the US national swim team, Amanda Kendall passed her anti-doping control protocols with absolutely no “blips on the radar” – the same way she had for a number of years, ever since beginning competition at the national team level.
However, Read more [...]
According to information coming out of the United Kingdom, both Chris Young and Tracy Robinson are going to be headed to prison for nine years and three years, respectively.
Co-owners of the Wildcat Research Laboratories in the United Kingdom, both of these individuals have been sentenced to prison after being convicted of producing illegal anabolic steroids, trafficking steroids and illicit Read more [...]
A former police officer that had worked with the Edmond Police Department for two decades (before retiring back in 2004) has been identified as the kingpin of a drug trafficking operation, and organization specifically manufacturing and distributing anabolic steroids in the United States.
Chris Caplinger has been charged with these crimes during a grand jury indictment in federal court Read more [...]
The news out of New Zealand is that a well-respected professional cyclist and coach has tested positive for Clenbuterol, a performance-enhancing drug, and has been suspended for at least eight years.
A rather stiff penalty for sure (most people do not land any year suspension right out of the gate), the reason that Karl Murray received a suspension this law is because he had already Read more [...]
Karsten Kroon, a retired Dutch pro cyclist has admitted to doping offenses after conversations of a confidential nature were released by a journalist. Kroon, who previously rode with BMC, CSC, Rabobank and saxo Bank has committed to using PEDs (performance enhancing drugs) throughout his career as a professional cyclist. He decided to come clean after a journalist decided to leak the sensitive Read more [...]
The Mixed Martial Arts athlete from Brazil, Junior dos Santos Almeida, who competes for The Ultimate Fighter Championship (UFC) in the heavyweight division was given a 6-month suspension on the 23rd of April 2018. However, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) took almost 9 months before passing down the punishment for his anti-doping rules violation. His suspension was supposed to Read more [...]
Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators are on the brink of being classified as illegal health supplements and may well change the face of the athletic and sporting worlds. A bill is currently being pushed through to give the DEA more power and authority to be able to ever allocate them from the market, classifying them as being as illegal as anabolic steroids, which are a category 3 controlled Read more [...]
The professional cyclist, Lance Armstrong, who took the top spot and seven separate Tour de France races has managed to settle is $100 million lawsuit by promising to pay the US government just $5 million to reach a resolution of the civil lawsuit. Having won the Tour de France race 7 times, Armstrong had all of his titles stripped due to doping violations. This undoubtedly is a fantastic Read more [...]
A rugby player from South Africa, Brandon Staples who plays as part of the Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Football Club located in Leeds, United Kingdom, made claims that MuscleTech Nitro Tech is contaminated with anabolic steroids and the whey protein shake he was using was the reason as to why he failed a drug test. The anti-doping test revealed that the player did not only have one anabolic Read more [...]