Doping: Three new articles shed light on detection and policy

December 23, 2009

Three recent articles shed some light on the new development in the crackdown on doping.

 IOC seeks anti doping agreement with Cdn law enforcement

Canada does not have anti-doping lawas of its own. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is working with Canadian law enforcement to ensure that performance enhancing drugs are not allowed inside the country during the Olympic Games.

Dick Pound: Police can do drug raids at Olympic Games villages

Dick Pound is the former head of WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency.  He maintains that Canada does, in fact, have all the legal power it needs to enforce anti-doping rules in athlete villages, including conducting police raids.

Researchers discover novel method for detecting MIRCERA

Austrian researchers discover a new way to detect MIRCERA and other erythropoietins (EPO) in the blood via electrophoretic methods.

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