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2011-01-07 00:00:48

UK Anti-Doping has today confirmed that England weightlifter Denis Catana has been suspended from all competition for two years following an anti-doping rule violation. (PRWeb UK) January 6, 2011 UK Anti-Doping has today confirmed that England weightlifter Denis Catana has been suspended from all competition for two years following an anti-doping rule violation. Catana tested positive for the Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Metenolone in August 2010 as part of UK Anti-Doping’s...

2010-12-29 13:11:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner is saying that "With the 2012 summer Olympics in London less than two years away, it's time to prepare for an onslaught of illegal drug use during the Games.

2010-10-11 14:30:00

Ethics pledge asks professionals to deter use of banned substances INDIANAPOLIS, Oct.

2010-09-16 09:00:00

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing controversy over steroid use in professional sports, Hofstra Law School today announced that it will host a conference titled "Steroid Use, Abuse and Policy Symposium" on Friday, October 29, 2010, from 10 a.m.

2010-06-22 10:56:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission will begin testing thoroughbred race horses for total carbon dioxide, or TCO2, after approving a policy to conduct the testing at its meeting on June 17.

2010-05-26 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner and Yusuf Hassan, a Senior Policy Analyst at Robert Weiner Associates, have called for professional golf superstar Tiger Woods and all major athletes to be tested for drugs in an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer. "At the White House last month, we asked Apolo Anton Ohno, the eight-time Olympic medalist speed skater if sports like baseball and golf should have the same stringent drug testing as...

2010-05-04 15:31:29

Australian researchers have published the results of a study, for the first time showing a positive effect of growth hormone on athletic performance.

2010-04-19 09:45:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology & Research Laboratory, or PETRL, has once again been re-accredited by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation, Racing Commission acting Executive Secretary Michael Dillon said today.

2009-12-16 12:01:59

New approach reduces number of routines needed to detect erythropoietins.


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