Archives for November2016

Horse Trainer disqualified for 3½ years over steroid use in stable

DEVASTATED Wodonga trainer Brian Cox plans to fight a three-and-half-year disqualification imposed on Tuesday by the Racing Appeals and ­Disciplinary Board.

Cox, 63, plans to lodge an appeal with the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Unless VCAT grants him a stay of proceedings subject to his appeal being heard, he must clear his stables of the 25 horses he has in work by midnight on Tuesday.… Continue Reading...

Superstar Aamir Khan Body Transformation For Movie Aided By Steroids?

Aamir Khan Body Transformation

Aamir Khan body transformation from 213 pounds to a fit and fabulous six pack was not an easy task for the 51-year-old actor. The Bollywood superstar has been making headlines for his upcoming wrestling movie “Dangal.” Even though the actor has mentioned following a strict diet plan, transforming the body with only diet and a heavy workout is not enough to reach the goal in a short amount of time.… Continue Reading...

Which Supplements, if Any, May Be Worth Your Money

Hardly a day goes by that people don’t tell me that one or more dietary supplement has cured or prevented an ailment of theirs or suggest that I try one to treat a problem of my own. And I am not immune to wishful thinking that an over-the-counter vitamin, mineral or herb may help to keep me healthy or relieve some distress without having to see a doctor.… Continue Reading...

Olympics History Rewritten: New Doping Tests Topple the Podium

After three women who finished ahead of her were disqualified for doping at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the American high jumper Chaunté Lowe, above, moved up to third place.

After disclosures of an extensive, state-run doping program in Russia, sports officials have been retesting urine samples from the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, in Beijing and London.

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Olympics Find That Over 75 Athletes Abused Steroids in 2008 and 2012 Games

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Of these athletes, over 40 won medals.

Following the exposure of a massive state-run doping program in Russia, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) is retesting thousands of urine samples taken during the 2008 and 2012 Olympics and Beijing and London, and many samples have come back positive, costing athletes their Olympic medals, according to news reports.… Continue Reading...

The Pressure On Men To Look Buff & The Abuse Of Steroids

Pressure On Men To Look Buff And Steroid Abuse

A well built physique indicates discipline, a tamed lifestyle and a go-getter attitude. It’s hard to fathom the years of hard work and innumerable sacrifices made to establish the ethic of fitness which eventually leads to sculpting a commendable physique. But then again, that’s too much philosophy there. Let’s put it like this way- dudes want to look buffed.… Continue Reading...

Bears’ Freeman suspended 4 games for PED violation

Chicago Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman has been suspended four games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy.

He can return to the team’s roster after the Bears’ Week 15 game against the Green Bay Packers.

Freeman released a statement on Twitter shortly after the suspension was announced.

“I would like to apologize to my coaches, teammates, the Bears organization and Bears fans for the embarrassment I’ve caused myself and them,” he wrote.

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Alshon Jeffery suspended four games for PED violation


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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery has been suspended without pay for the next four games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

In a statement released Monday, Jeffery said he took a “recommended supplement” to battle inflammation, and it contained an ingredient on the league’s banned substance list.… Continue Reading...

Mr. Olympia: Obsession with body image

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Oiled muscles, perfect poses, and a speedo round out the image of a Mr. Olympia contestant. Contestants at the world’s ultimate bodybuilding competition are presented as physical ideals, but they often play a second role: as poster boys for the hidden dangers of body image issues, such as muscle dysmorphia or bulimia.… Continue Reading...

Another British amateur cyclist has been banned for anti-doping offences


41-year-old Ian Edmonds has been banned for all sport for four years.

After amateur rider Robin Townsend was handed a second four-year ban by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) earlier this week, another British amateur has been given the same.

Ian Edmonds, who rode for Mapperley Cycling Club, was banned for refusing to take an out-of-competition test in May 2016 after UK Border Force seized doping products that were addressed to him in early April.… Continue Reading...