• Wednesday
  • October 1, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:34pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 192653 for use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Doctor's orders

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

    ... sports wiped clean of performance-enhancing drugs. 'I still believe in sport as something we can promote to young people,' he says. 'Young athletes are now in danger of copying ... it, you're going to have a hard time competing. If you are a top-10 athlete [in the Olympics], performance-enhancing drugs will make you a top-three medallist. If you are top three, ...

  2. Officials to crack down on pharmacies

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

    ... 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, ... for monthly inspections before the Olympics. 'We have conducted regular clean-ups targeting performance-enhancing drugs specifically since 2006, but will further step up the efforts ...

  3. Performance-enhanced accounting part of Games strategy

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu It's not often that the worlds of accountancy and sport are uttered in the same breath in this city. But that's exactly what the government did last week when it appointed former lawmaker Eric Li Ka-cheung, who used to represent the accountants' functional constituency, as head of the Hong Kong Sports Institute for the next two years. Not only that, ...

  4. Hong Kong escalates war on doping

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  5. Mainland to step up fight against drugs

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

    ... the dramatic rise of China's athletes. The campaign is also believed to be a response to allegations China is a haven for the producers and traders of illegal performance-enhancing drugs. A recent ... on suppliers of performance-enhancing substances, according to an edict issued by the State Council. The Ministry of Commerce and customs authorities have also been told to give priority to tackling ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 'Time for zero tolerance on drugs'

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... to combat the use of drugs. While a commitment to root out performance-enhancing drugs in racing is nothing new, the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) chairman Jockey Club chief executive wants ... the conference he believed the use of the stamina-enhancing drug erythropoietin (EPO) to be far more widespread in racing than most people suspected. Engelbrecht-Bresges (pictured) said the ARF plan ...

  8. Dopers 'will try their luck in Beijing'

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

    ... technique did not involve taking performance-enhancing substances, but was illegal- 'yet hard to detect', added Thevis. Prominent sports lawyer and anti-doping expert Guillaume Jeannet ... Games Medical Commission, argued in a letter to the Post that a possible solution 'would be either to criminalise the taking of performance-enhancing drugs, or legalise it'. ...

  9. Mainland says criticism of testing policy unfair

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

    ... than a blind expansion. He also placed greater emphasis on a campaign to educate athletes and coaches about the hazards of using performance-enhancing substances. Both Zhao and Jiang agreed ... and educational department of the State General Sports Administration (SGSA), said China was already at the forefront in trying to catch cheats. 'With 9,400 plus tests- 74 per cent of which were ...

  10. 100 Days To Go

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

    ... using illegal performance-enhancing drugs between now and the Games would be banned for life, regardless of whether it's a first offence. The sports authorities then placed ... As the countdown gathers pace, sports officials are getting anxious. Mainland fans expect China to top the medals table, but the pressure is taking its toll as officials bring athletes, ...




SCMP.com Account