Some 18% of endurance athletes showed signs of blood doping
at the 2011 and 2013 world championships, according to a report led by the University of Lausanne."Our results from robust haematological parameters indicate an estimation of an overall blood doping
prevalence of 18% in average in endurance athletes," the report said.
Monitoring for an iron deficiency is the other side of 'blood doping
,' boosting the number of red blood cells to enhance athletic performance.
The Racing Post reported last October that the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities and the International Stud Book Committee had "agreed principles to combat the problem and a road map for adopting practical deterrents" as first steps to combating a problem which is viewed in human sport as the next frontier after blood doping
VIENNA (AP) -- Austrian cyclist Georg Preidler has admitted to blood doping
linked to a case in which five skiers were arrested, his professional team Groupama-FDJ said Monday.
is known to improve athletic performance, though can cause health problems later in life.
The ring is 'strongly suspected of carrying out blood doping
of elite athletes in order to improve their performances in national and international competitions and to gain illegal profit from this', the police said.
So I'd get rid of TUEs and I'd ban people for life for blood doping
, and EPO.
The Briton was upgraded from silver to gold from the event in Daegu when Tatyana Chernova was found guilty of blood doping
Scarponi was suspended for 18 months after being implicated in the Operation Puerto blood doping
scandal in 2006.
"It seems that some athletes don't care much," said Lundby of the health dangers associated with blood doping
erythropoietin (EPO) used by bikers and runners.
MADRID - Spain's Sports Council has stripped runner Marta Dominguez of her status as a Spanish athlete after the Court of Arbitration for Sport banned her for three years for blood doping
and removed her 2009 world steeplechase title.
He told a culture, media and sport select committee inquiry into blood doping
in athletics: "Athletes will have to sign a team agreement where they agree that they are forfeiting the right ever to be picked for Britain again if found guilty of a serious doping offence."