Ask this question and you’ll open up Pandora’s Anti-Doping box. Welcome to the world of anti-doping drama. This last year alone has seen unprecedented increases in the numbers of high-profile cases involving elite athletes in the UK and across the world. It’s led to London 2012 being labelled the ‘dirtiest Games in history’. We’ve seen […]
Tag: WADA. World Anti-Doping Agency
The Froome case: despite adherence to WADA regulations, is it physiologically possible that a urine sample can contain more than the permissible level of Salbutamol?
By Andrew J Simpson @andyjohnsimpson Four time Tour de France champion Chris Froome returned an ‘adverse analytical finding‘, in a urine sample collected on 7th September 2017 after Stage 18 of the Vuelta a Espana. Froome denies any wrong doing, insisting he is fully aware of, and compliant with, the World Anti Doping Agency’s (WADA) regulations […]
Meldonium use by athletes at the Baku 2015 European Games. Adding data to Ms Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test case
Meldonium use by athletes at the Baku 2015 European Games Corresponding author: Mark Stuart, BPharm, FRPharmS, FFRPS, firstname.lastname@example.org Christian Schneider Professor Klaus Steinbach What are the new findings? There is an alarmingly high prevalence of meldonium use by athletes in sport as demonstrated by the laboratory findings at the Baku 2015 European Games 13 […]