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Entries Tagged as 'Theme: Anti-doping'

Children suffer from systematic doping

October 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Doping is not only a matter of the doped athletes own health. 69 children of doped athletes from the former East Germany are suffering side effects, because the DDR-regime exposed their parents to systematic doping.
Dr. Giselher Spitzer from the University of Berlin presented a two years research project, conducted at the Institute of Sport Science […]

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Doping experts: There are always somebody involved

October 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Sport scientist, Michael Sauer (Photo: Troels Kaltoft)
In theory athletes who use doping could finance and use it on their own. But none of them do. At least that’s the opinion of two independent experts at the Play The Game conference.
According to Michael Sauer, sport scientist at the institute of biochemistry in Cologne Germany, you need […]

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Professor: “The media has turned doping into entertainment”

October 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The intensive media coverage on participants in Tour de France, who have been caught using doping, is causing more harm than good, professor Verner Møller claims.

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Debate: The future of cycling – wheels of misfortune

October 30th, 2007 · 3 Comments

From the panel debate monday afternoon. (Photo: Ingrid Trier) 
This afternoon there was a panel debate taking place over this subject – considering what can and shall be done in the world of cycling in the future when it comes to doping.
The participants where:

Pat McQuaid, President of the International Cycling Union
Michael Ashenden, Project Coordinator, Science and […]

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For integrity of the sport and health

October 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency Richard W. Pound answered questions from the users of thepulse2007.org about a dopingfree world, his future in WADA and cyclists not telling the whole truth. See what the controversiel president has answered in this interview.

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Ashenden: CSC anti doping system proves nothing

October 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Blood doping expert Michael Ashenden recognizes the anti doping work of pro cycling team CSC, but does not belive, that it can be used as an indication of whether or not the team is using doping.
Asked about the credibility of Team CSC and doping expert Rasmus Damsgaard’s anti doping system in connection with the […]

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Jaksche attacked Pat McQuaid

October 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Jörg Jaksche (t.t.l.) and Pat McQuaid (Photo: Ingrid Trier) 
Former pro cyclist Jörg Jaksche once again drew attention to himself, when he contridicted UCI president on the present state of doping in pro cycling.
Pat McQuaid has a somewhat brighter look on the doping problems in pro cycling than various commentators as well as former riders. On […]

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Expert: Athletes should be surveyed by GPS

October 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Michael Ashenden at Play the Game (Photo: Ingrid Trier)
Australian blood doping expert Michael Ashenden has three ideas on how to prevent doping users from winning competetions. One of them involves a GPS system, that tells doping authorities where athletes are at all times.
Project coordinator at the Science and Industry Against Blood Doping, Michael Ashenden, […]

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In cycling you take drugs

October 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

He was 19 years old and had only been a professional rider for half a year, when he was introduced to doping. Jörg Jaksche was almost dropped from his team, but the fact, that he was riding on a natural basis gave the case another solution:

”The team manager came into my room and said: […]

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Jaksche claims he did not ask Riis for advice

October 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The battle between former pro cyclist Jörg Jackshe and CSC team owner Bjarne Riis continues. Both claim, that the other person is lying.

Photo: Niels Nyholm. 
Bjarne Riis told The Pulse on Sunday, that he never threatened Jörg Jaksche, but only advised him not to involve others in the interview with German magazine Der Spiegel regarding Jaksches […]

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