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Entries Tagged as 'Theme: Anti-doping'

Those were the days

November 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

With a remarkable finish, the homepage thepulse2007.org managed to receive 17.000 hits and 4.000 unique visitors between Sunday October 28 and Thursday November 1.
Most of the visitors came from Iceland, 1.443 unique visitors, followed by Denmark, 698 unique visitors, and Germany - in a very close race with the US - getting the […]

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Sandro Donati receives the Play the Game award 2007

November 1st, 2007 · 6 Comments

This years Play the Game Award was awarded to Mr. Sandro Donati for his lifelong work against corruption and doping in sports. The award is given by Play the Game to persons or groups who have done an outstanding effort to strenghten the basic ethical values of sport, and consists of a piece of art […]

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Indian journalist: Match fixing can’t be stopped

November 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Murali Krishnan in front of a picture of the late Bob Woolmer (Photo: Troels Kaltoft)
In India, the penalty for a player who is involved in match fixing only concerns his sport. He will not be prosecuted for a legal felony. Whereas the fixer risks receiving a fine. None of them will do time in prison.
Murali […]

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Steroroid-smuggling is young Germans’ new eastern tradition

November 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Young Germans usually smuggle steroids around eastern holidays and never in the winter. That fact was one one the surprising findings when the German Sports University in Cologne began to cooperate with the local customs authorities in order to map the black market for Doping in Germany.
When asked by the wondering, researchers the youngsters had […]

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Jennings: The fish rots from the head

November 1st, 2007 · 3 Comments

If the authorities can find the evidence, very prominent people within FIFA could be thrown in jail. That’s the opinion of Andrew Jennings, investigative reporter and author of the book Foul! on corruption within FIFA.
During his presentation at the Play the Game conference on wednesday, he compared Fifas alleged corruption problems with the Festina scandal […]

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Ashenden comment: GPS survey does not violate privacy

November 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

 
See what Australian blood doping expert Michael Ashenden has to say about the comments on www.thepulse2007.org
He answered the questions from the readers, and the Pulse added some questions as well.

- What keeps the athletes from cheating with the GPS location system?
- With the GPS system you can establish the precise whereabouts of the athlete. If […]

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Doping controls - a violation of human rights?

October 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Former Team Astana rider Andrey Kashechkin takes the International Cycling Union (UCI) to court. The Kazakh cyclist claims that the UCI has violated his human rights.
Kashechkin was subjected to a random out-of-competition doping test while on holiday in Belek, Turkey this summer.
- At august the 1st. two belgian officials came to visit me in […]

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Doping expert: Delete standing world records

October 31st, 2007 · 2 Comments

One of the worlds leading doping experts italian Sandro Donati made a controversial proposal at his plenary session about visions for a doping-free sports culture: Delete all previous and standing individual sport records.
The statement came up Tuesday at the Play the Game-conference in Reykjavík, Iceland. In Donati’s opinion todays world records are a product of […]

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Donati: Obesity is a product of the current sports system

October 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Even though the current sport system produces lots of new world records it also leaves a lot of children behind in obesity. The highly respected Italian doping expert, Sandro Donati, is convinced that e.g. obesity among children occur because the children are forced out of the sports organisations due to the emphasis on performance.
- All […]

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Survey: Min. 25 percent of athletes are doped

October 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

A German survey uses a new response technique to answer the embarrassing question, and its results are rather disturbing. At least 25 percent, and maybe up to 48 percent of the athletes admit to have used illegal doping.

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