Doping Doesn’t Pay

The Armstrong case result should serve as a warning to all athletes that doping doesn’t pay. This is the message from SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport Chairman, Dr. Shuaib Manjra, who says that it is heartening that after significant prevarication from the International Cycling Federation (UCI) they unequivocally accepted US Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) report yesterday,…

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SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport’s view on Armstrong

The name Armstrong dominated the past weeks headlines. Neil remained a public hero until his end. Lance’s drug infested career came home to roost. However the level of public support demonstrated for Lance Armstrong, as evidenced in website comments and polls, has been surprising. That such support seeks to discount the compelling doping allegations against…

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SAIDS is playing it’s part

South Africa is a leading nation in the fight against doping, according to David Howman, the director general of the World Anti-doping Agency. Hayman was speaking on Saturday at a Wits seminar on sports law and anti-doping in Johannesburg. “South Africa is probably one of the most committed countries to this movement and Saids (the…

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