By Richard W. Pound

An IOC insider speaks out on making a drug-free activities culture

With doping fees leveled at athletes in baseball, biking, and within the Olympics, dishonest has, to many onlookers, develop into the norm in seasoned activities. With implications a ways past the activities enviornment, inside of Dope examines the genesis of doping in activities in addition to on this planet of medical professionals and running shoes; drug checking out and the conflict to stick prior to clients; drug businesses and massive company; and the position of the area Anti-Doping organization (WADA) as watchdog. Written by way of a former Olympian, an IOC authentic, and a passionate suggest of reasonable play in activities, this eye-opening ebook takes a candid examine checking out criteria and the way forward for doping and activities and the bigger factor of the way doping impacts the general public conception of athletes.

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