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  1. Hong Kong escalates war on doping

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa New $3 million body to help athletes 'fight temptation' Hong Kong sport will join the war on performance-enhancing drugs when an anti-doping agency is put in place next April at an estimated cost of $3 million per year. The agency will be run by an independent committee, which will formulate policy as well as implement doping control measures in the city. ...

  2. Mainland says criticism of testing policy unfair

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Pressuring China to drastically increase the number of dope tests is unfair, say top mainland anti-doping officials. Jiang Zhixue, deputy chief of the science ... was responding to World Anti Doping Agency president Dick Pound's recent criticism that China was not doing enough testing. Pound, who is scheduled to visit Beijing from September 25-28, publicly ...

  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. Dopers 'will try their luck in Beijing'

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter Simpson

    ... doped-up athletes as they try to escape the clutches of determined anti-dopers, experts claimed yesterday. Professor Mario Thevis, a leading anti-doping researcher at the Cologne Sports Laboratory ... drugs and doping methods in pre-Olympic training as they prepare for Beijing. But these substances will have left the body by the time the games start,' Thevis, who will be one of 12 ...

  5. Officials to crack down on pharmacies

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... humiliations caused by doping. The State Food and Drug Administration plans nationwide inspections of pharmacies and drug wholesalers over the next few months, especially those operating in Olympic host cities, to ensure they do not sell performance-enhancing drugs. That move is expected to spearhead an unprecedented joint anti-doping campaign by the drug watchdog, customs authorities, ...

  6. Mainland to step up fight against drugs

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Mainland authorities have announced a sweeping five-month anti-doping campaign involving six government ministries in a desperate bid to steer the country away from possible drug-related embarrassments before and during next year's Olympics. While the State Sports General Administration- which is usually responsible for anti-doping efforts- will reinforce ...

  7. Doctor's orders

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Kent Ewing

    ... Olympic Games, the chief medical officer to the Hong Kong Olympic team says the world can expect rampant doping among Olympic athletes that will go largely undetected. Dr Julian Chang, who also ... to doping cheats, he says, but no sport is untainted. 'As long as there is money in it,' Chang says, 'no sports are immune. For athletes, it is true to say that if you don't do ...

  8. Quotes of the week

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... If I told you I would have to kill you now.' Rugby chief Trevor Gregory when asked how much the Hong Kong Sevens sponsorship is worth I saw him inject [EPO] more than one time, like we all did. Disgraced Olympic cycling champion Tyler Hamilton accuses Lance Armstrong of doping She moved away from him and he dragged her down a hallway into the bathroom.' NYPD ...

  9. Dramatic fall in drug positives

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... respectively, were thrown out on Sunday for doping offences. Al-Musallem said an education programme for all 45 National Olympic Committees was working. 'We have conducted more than 800 urine tests ...

  10. 100 Days To Go

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter Simpson

    ... count a few months ago because it fears a backlash from patriotic fans, who have been led to believe the top spot was a done deal. The age of sports celebrity, concerns over doping and changes ... expectations. Fears that scores of athletes will be labelled dopers saw new anti-doping rules announced that many feel are drastic if not draconian bordering on the hysterical. Olympic hopefuls found ...




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