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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


Legislation Push to Eradicate ‘Designer Supplements’

July 12, 2011 1:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Legislation Push to Eradicate ‘Designer Supplements’

Cape Town, 12 July, 2011 – SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport will push for legislation to regulate the manufacture, marketing and sale of sports supplements to ensure that over-the-counter supplements are free of designer steroids and potent stimulants, to stop the illegal contamination of children and athletes, so that they can rediscover the value of fair play in sport. This... Read More