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  1. Jockey Brown stood down after positive drugs test

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... advised of the finding and has requested the reserve portion- or B sample- be tested by an independent laboratory, the Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory in Sydney. 'With the B-sample ... a positive test to alcohol at the Boxing Day meeting. In October 2000, apprentice rider Cliff Lai Ka-kui received a six month ban after testing positive to the party drug 'ice', ...

  2. Long-term teen drug users score poorly in IQ test

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Sherry Lee

    ... In the three-year study, over 300 teenagers from Mongkok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Yau Ma Tei, who all had records of prolonged drug use, were given IQ and memory tests. The youngest participant was 15. While ... Sherry Lee and Clifford Lo Youth workers yesterday presented results of a survey they say shows teens are lowering their mental abilities by taking drugs. The findings come as police ...

  3. Handling of school drug-test expulsion criticised

    Posted Oct 09th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford An exclusive school that requires students to take drug tests is under fire after it allegedly failed to inform the parents of a student it expelled for testing positive for marijuana. Teachers, students, lawmakers and human rights groups have expressed concern with the way the Hong Kong International School in Tai Tam handles drug testing after allegations it ordered ...

  4. Many teenagers who abuse drugs do poorly in IQ test

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Sherry Lee

    ... adults with a history of prolonged drug abuse took part, agreeing to undergo IQ tests and a CT scan to reveal any brain damage when the results indicated poor mental abilities. Ben Cheung ... for the outreach group, said that CT scans of the teenagers who tested poorly revealed patterns of damage to the brain that were consistent with damage caused by drug abuse. She warned that teens were ...

  5. Dramatic fall in drug positives

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

    ... have tested positive for drugs. This is a more than 50 per cent drop in the number of drug cheats from the last Asian Games. Despite a second weightlifter from Myanmar being stripped of her medal yesterday and being expelled after testing positive for drugs, OCA officials were happy that the overall numbers of positive cases had fallen from four years ago. 'We have had four ...

  6. Brown gets six-month ban for cocaine

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Kong-based rider in four years to test positive to cocaine. The 'B sample' report from the Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory that arrived yesterday confirmed the original 'A ... on which the stewards panel stood Brown down from race riding after the original drug test irregularity. His penalty exactly replicates those handed down to the German rider Andrasch Starke, who ...

  7. 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 ... the official said. 'With more and more money involved in professional sports, it is more tempting for athletes to use performance-enhancing drugs.' At the moment only athletes in the elite ...

  8. Schutz vows to clear his name following positive test

    Posted Nov 19th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Andreas Schutz has vowed to clear his name of any involvement in drugs and maintain his 100 per cent clean career record after recovering from the shock of learning that one of his out-of-competition horses had swabbed positive to a prohibited substance. Schutz, Hong Kong's newest expatriate trainer, said yesterday he regarded the positive test produced ...

  9. Schutz's stables searched after drug detected

    Posted Nov 18th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Club in probe after Sydney Owner tests positive for human appetite suppressant Jockey Club officials yesterday inspected the stables of expatriate trainer Andreas Schutz after ... by stewards for random testing among horses that are in training, but not racing. On Thursday afternoon, racing laboratory head Terence Wan See-ming reported to stewards that Sydney Owner had tested ...

  10. Sydney Owner's 'B' sample positive for drug

    Posted Dec 08th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... also contained the prohibited drug Aminorex. Andreas Schutz, trainer of Sydney Owner, was notified of the analyst's finding. The inquiry into this out-of-competition positive test remains adjourned until a date to be fixed. Schutz, who is making a huge impact in his first season as a trainer in Hong Kong, has denied using this drug on Sydney Owner or any horse in his stable, and has ...




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