2013 EU survey reveals 10% contamination rate of supplements

2013 EU survey reveals 10% contamination rate of supplements Johannesburg, 14 August 2013 – A recent 2013 EU study conducted by LGC anti-doping laboratory, HFL Sport Science, where 114 supplement products purchased across Europe were tested, indicated an alarming 10% contamination rate. Amongst the contamination rate twenty banned substance findings were observed with steroids and stimulants…

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Virgin Active on Anti-Doping Educational Drive with SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport

Virgin Active on Anti-Doping Educational Drive with SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport  Cape Town, 6 June, 2013 – Virgin Active has partnered with The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) in a nationwide anti-doping Education and Awareness campaign, advocating Zero Tolerance in its clubs towards doping and performance enhancing drugs. Ross Faragher-Thomas, Managing Director, Virgin Active South…

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Noeleen and Natalie Takes to the Road for I Play Fair

Noeleen and Natalie Take to the Road for I Play Fair Johannesburg, 2nd March, 2013 – 3Talk show host, Noeleen Maholwana-Sangqu and swimming legend Natalie du Toit took to the road today on a cycling training ride in preparation for the 2013 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour taking place on Sunday, 10 March 2013.…

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SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport positioning on Oscar Pistorius case

SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport positioning on Oscar Pistorius case: SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport will not issue a comment pertaining to the Oscar Pistorius case.  The case is in the criminal prosecutions domain and any information is mere speculation.  We will co-operate with anything requested by the law enforcement, prosecution or defense authorities if…

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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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