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IOC retests Beijing drug samples ahead of Rio Olympics

In an interview with The Associated Press, IOC medical director Dr. Richard Budgett said athletes who competed in Beijing and are likely to be selected for Rio are having their stored samples reanalyzed to catch any violators who evaded detection eight years ago.<p>"We want to protect the clean …

Maria Sharapova's drugs test announcement polarises opinions

<b>Black blouse, pale face. That was Maria Sharapova as she announced her failed drugs test.</b><p>And the reaction to her carefully scripted words has been equally as polarised.<p>From the believers: Maria has made a mistake. She is a good person. We could all have done it.<p>From the other: doesn't this all …

eSports and Adderall: Does eSports Have a Drug Problem?

<b>In the aftermath of one professional player’s admission to using Adderall, the Electronic Sports League (ESL) is cracking down on</b> …

Intel Corporation

If eSports Drug Tests Include Weed, It Must Make You Better at Games, Right?

The largest eSports organization in the world is randomly testing for weed as a performance enhancing drug.<p>The ESL, one of the largest eSports organizations in the world, will include cannabis in its newly-announced plan to randomly test competitors at its events for performance enhancing …

NFL's Stance on Drugs Is Hypocritical and Harmful

The NFL has a drug problem, but this problem won't show up on any league-sanctioned drug tests.<p>As the pot-smoking epidemic continues to deteriorate the family-like image of football’s royalty, the real cesspool of life-ruining drug addiction carries on under the guise of institutionalized …

U.S. Federal Courts

Olympic Drug Test Results Are Coming in, and Not Everyone Is Passing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Sochi Winter Olympics are officially not a drug-free zone as of today, believe it or not. With …

Types

Types of drugs<p>Body modification<p>There are several types of drug that an athlete can use to enhance his or her performance.<p>Some of these drugs are banned by law and some are legally available on prescription, but they are all prohibited by sporting regulations. (When we use the word 'illegal', we …

England players to undergo new Fifa drug tests at World Cup

England's World Cup squad will be among the first elite athletes to undergo new doping test regimes that scientists hope will cut out the use of performance-enhancing drugs.<p>Players at the tournament in Brazil are to have their blood and urine compared with samples taken in previous competitions to …