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12.06.2012

26-Year-Old Bulgarian Man Dies from Anabolic Steroids

A 26-year-old Bulgarian man has passed away in Bulgaria’s Varna as a result of the continuous intake of anabolic steroids. The young man died just hours after he was admitted to the Toxicology Clinic at the hospital of the Bulgarian Navy in the Black Sea city of Varna. He was diagnosed with steroid intoxication, and […]

12.06.2012

Is pain medication in sport a form of legal doping?

The deputy director of the World Anti Doping Laboratory in Cologne Dr Hans Geyer says that painkillers fulfil all the requirements of a doping substance. Dr Hans Geyer has been evaluating doping control forms and urine samples for a decade looking for evidence of pain medication. He found that athletes in many fields are taking […]

04.06.2012

World Anti Doping Agency to add ‘Olympic ban’ to code

By David Bond BBC sports editor The World Anti Doping Agency has revised its code to include an “Olympic ban” for serious drugs offenders. The British Olympic Association (BOA) recently lost a legal battle to keep its lifetime ban for drugs cheats. But Wada’s revised draft of the code means athletes guilty of serious doping […]

31.05.2012
04.05.2012

Anti-Doping Information (1st May 2012)

With the closeness of the London 2012 Olympic Games we wish to update you on the results of the Anti-Doping controls carried out in January-April 2012. All NFs shall promptly be aware of any potential changes in the Qualification points. African Championships – Continental Olympic Qualification Event: 1 positive case European Championships – Continental Olympic […]

27.04.2012

WARNING – METHYLHEXANEAMINE

Methylhexaneamine is classed as an S6. Stimulant on the Prohibited List.

Any product that contains any of the following ingredients on the label will be reported as an Adverse Analytical Finding for Methylhexaneamine:

Geranuim -oil, -extract, -flower, -stems, -leaves, Methylhexaneamine; Methylhexanamine; DMAA (dimethylamylamine); Geranamine; Forthane; Forthan; Floradrene; 2-hexanamine, 4-methyl-; 2-hexanamine, 4-methyl- (9CI); 4-methyl-2-hexanamine; 1,3-dimethylamylamine; 4-Methylhexan-2-amine; 1,3-dimethylpentylamine; 2-amino-4-methylhexane; Pentylamine, 1, 3-dimethyl-.

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23.04.2012
23.04.2012

Minimising The Risk of Taking Contaminated Supplements

Many athletes have blamed ‘supplement contamination’ for testing positive over recent years. With an abundance of products now available, it is becoming increasingly difficult to ensure that each and every one is free from banned substances. We recently received an email from Informed Sport asking us to publish an article on the subject to help […]

20.04.2012

IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the London 2012 Olympic Games

During the Period of the London Olympic Games, all Doping Controls initiated by the IOC shall include testing for all Prohibited Substances and all Prohibited Methods referred to in the Prohibited List. The Period of the London Olympic Games is defined as “the period commencing on the date of the opening of the Olympic village […]

16.04.2012

Bodybuilding.com CEO admits selling steroids

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The founder of an online fitness and bodybuilding company in Idaho pleaded guilty to illegally selling misbranded dietary supplements that contained steroids, according to federal prosecutors. The plea agreement says that while DeLuca was CEO between 2007 and 2009, the Meridian company sold five products as dietary supplements that the Food […]

13.04.2012

WORLDVIEW: Rotten standards for young kids By Richard Pound

As the 2012 Summer Games in London approach, the fight against doping continues. Despite notable progress in testing and enforcement, we’re still a great distance from the eradication of steroid use in sports. In order to close the gap between the testers and the dopers, the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) needs the help of both government […]

03.04.2012

Comments from fellow IFs on the Anti-Doping fight in sports

Hansjorg Wirz, European Athletics President: “It’s about quantity and quality of controls” “The battle is demanding but European Athletics will continue to be a relentless and leading organisation in this battle to secure fairness in sport. We are 100 percent behind the IAAF, the world governing body for athletics, the International Olympic Committee and WADA […]

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