A tarnished Silver Jubilee: doping in sport 25 years after Johnson and Delgado

Published 14 August 2013

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The current anti-doping regime in sport is open to criticism. The necessity for ever more sensitive testing means that laboratory costs are escalating and draining the resources of sport. The application of the World Anti-Doping Code by certain national anti-doping agencies is patchy and thus, although the drug and supplement intake of athletes in some countries is strictly regulated; others are, in effect, self-regulating (and self-medicating).

 

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