Health

Anti-doping systems in sport doomed to fail

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that the probability of finding doping cheats in sport is so low, and the cost of testing so high, that sports authorities cannot hope to make any major inroads into the ...

Health

Opinion: Why it's time to legalise doping in athletics

Despite the glitz and glory of Usain Bolt's comeback victories and Jessica Ennis-Hill's heptathlon triumph at the World Championships, 2015 is shaping up as quite the annus horribilis for athletics.

Medications

Pharma data play larger role in anti-doping effort

Some of the world's biggest drugmakers are playing a larger role in anti-doping efforts at this year's Winter Olympics: They're providing information on drugs that once would have been considered proprietary trade secrets.

Health

How to argue about doping in sport

There has been a huge amount of academic, policy, and public debate over the years about doping in sport (i.e. the use of banned performance enhancing substances or drugs and other prohibited practices), and significant resources ...

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