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Doping in Sport up by 178%

September 20, 2011 1:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Doping in Sport up by 178%

Cape Town, 20 September, 2011 – Final total doping figures for the period April 2010 – March 2011 show a shocking 178% increase in overall doping in South Africa, with anabolic steroids as the drug of choice for the year, translating into 42% of the total number of positives. This is according to the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport’s latest... Read More


Mobile app Launches to Combat Drugs in Sport

August 30, 2011 2:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Mobile app Launches to Combat Drugs in Sport

August, 2011 – In its ongoing efforts to stamp out drugs in sport, The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport has launched a mobisite and an innovative iPhone app, giving SA’s 5,000+ professional athletes as well as doctors, access to the most updated drug information, to help ensure banned substances are not consumed by athletes. This is according to SA Institute... Read More


Supplements Symposium: Guest speakers presentations made available for download

August 15, 2011 11:29 am Published by Comments Off on Supplements Symposium: Guest speakers presentations made available for download

Supplements Symposium: Guest speakers presentations made available for download Please download the presentations from the guest speakers at the Supplements Symposium on the 25th June 2011. Presentation: Sports Supplement Safety: A Global Perspective presented by: Dr Amy Eichner, USADA Presentation: The Risks of Sports Supplements: Strict Liability in Doping Cases presented by: Andrew Breetzke, Sports Lawyer Presentation: Developing a National... Read More


School Boys Test Positive for Steroids at Craven Week Rugby

August 5, 2011 10:40 am Published by Comments Off on School Boys Test Positive for Steroids at Craven Week Rugby

Cape Town, 04 August, 2011 – Doping control tests have revealed that school boys as young as 17 yrs old participating in the recent Craven Week schools rugby tournament, have tested positive for anabolic steroids and could face bans of up to two years from sport. This is according to Khalid Galant, CEO of the Institute for Drug-Free Sport, which... Read More