To win the Olympic Games and die
¹ 6 (2009)
The first dope in sports are sheep's testicles. The Olympians swallowed them in 776 year B.C. to increase the level of tesosterone. Also they used cola plants, hashish, stimulators on the basis of a cactus, mushrooms Amanita muscaria, and other simple means.
The European bicyclists of the end of
Russian «achievements» in doping
In January, 2008 the International federation of boat racing (FISA) threatened to disqualify Russian team: within a year seven members of the Russian Federation team were caught taking the dope.
In August, 2008 seven Russian athletes were suspended from participation in all tournaments at once for doping violations. Except two of them, all the others were part of the Olympic Russian Federation team.
In February, 2009 the International union of biathlonists suspended from participation in all competitions those sportsmen, whose doping tests «A» gave positive result. Ekaterina Yuryeva, Albina Ahatova and Dmitry Yaroshenko have not passed the doping test.
«The doping control deprives of personal space»
Andrey Moiseyev, the pentathlonify the twofold Olympic champion:
Concerning the doping control all responsibility is shifted onto sportsmen. We should constantly inform doping service of where we are at the certain time. It sticks to one place, deprives of personal space. And the life of the sportsman is very mobile. Nobody pays attention to it for some reason. But if you were absent
«If you don't watch over what you take, you will get into a pretty mess»
Andrey Silnov, the holder of a gold medal for the Olympic Games in Beijing. The champion by number of the taken doping tefts:
We practice sports at a full sretch, the loads that we get are frequently harmful. Certainly, drugs are necessary for keeping of the physical form. Doctors prescribe them for us. The other thing is, that pharmacologists have to specify in the annotation to pills, if they contain the substances forbidden for sportsmen or not. There is no such practice in Russia for some reason. It is very easy to get confused. The number of the forbidden drugs grows by leaps and bounds. I do not understand the logic. For example, my foot aches and there are good
Author: Irina Varlamova