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  1. Stewards reject doping link to betting sting

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Jockey Club stewards have dismissed any link between Shahjee's ketamine positive and the massive betting move that preceded his victory in March. The three-year-old was smashed on Derby Day from odds of more than 7-1 to less than 3-1, bef ...

  2. Dope pushers snared in mainland crackdown

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter Simpson

    ... company was jailed for seven years. 'We are determined to use the opportunity of the Olympic Games to reduce doping in China,' said Wu. The mainland is eager to change the nation's ... and the 'person responsible' imprisoned for seven years. While the policy will likely draw praise from the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada), many online dope marketeers are still eluding the drug ...

  3. Jockey Club clears Shea of doping

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell A urine sample taken from jockey Kevin Shea 10 days ago returned a positive to Midazolam, a prohibited substance under the rules of racing, but a quickly convened inquiry chose to take no action against the South African. Midazolam, or metabol ...

  4. Gene doping- four of the obvious methods

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Peter Goff Gene doping involves inserting genes into an athlete's cells that stimulate the production of certain genes which are thought to enhance performance. Here are four of the obvious methods. Myostatin blocking Myostatin is the body's way of regulating and controlling muscle growth. A gene that blocks the production of myostatin would encourage muscles to grow. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ


    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Armstrong of taking performance-enhancing drugs, it now appears certain that Armstrong's record seven straight Tour de France titles were won through an intricately planned doping conspiracy. According to the US Anti-Doping Agency, which has stripped the cyclist of his Tour titles, the Texan used banned substances throughout his cycling career. And he forced teammates to dope under ...

  6. Teenage drug arrests rise 16pc on last year

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The number of teenagers arrested for drug-related crime rose by 16 per cent in the first three months this year, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday. Mr Lee said drug seizures had also gone up. A total of 324 teenagers we ...

  7. Afghan sent home after failing drug test

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho A cue sport athlete from Afghanistan has been sent home from the Asian Indoor Games after testing positive for a banned substance. Habibi Najeebullah returned a positive test for a cannabinoid, indicating the presence of a banned substance on t ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Genetic switches likely to help fight disease

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... gene switches, but the pace of genetics is accelerating so fast that it seems likely that we will know most of them within a decade. The doping authorities in sport may face significant new ...

  9. HK drug-test agency to target EPO

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa The Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee (HKADC) is flexing its muscles even before its official launch. The body confirmed yesterday it would be testing athletes representing Hong Kong in the inaugural Asian Beach Games next month for, among other things, erythropoietin (EPO), a performance enhancer. The HKADC will be officially launched next week under the Hong Kong ...

  10. Probe fails to solve drug deaths

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... factors' in the lethal drugs. Meanwhile, the SFDA issued a white paper yesterday on drug safety supervision in China amid intense concern over drug safety and testing for possible doping during ...




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