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Articles related to doping

Feature: The Doping Age
A new study finds that doping in sport has spread to Australian athletes as young as 12 years of age.
Has performance increased since the introduction of systematic doping?
Feature: Has Doping Harmed Athletic Performance?
An investigation of sporting performance over the past 125 years throws into doubt the assumption that doping improves athletic performance. Could it even have jeopardised it?
Feature: Presumed Guilty
A study of 100 cases of doping in sport has concluded that the system is flawed.
Quandary: Should Olympic athletes be allowed to use performance-enhancing drugs?
Some bioethicists are arguing that athletes should be allowed to take performance-enhancing drugs.
Online Feature: Exposing dopers in sport: is it really worth the cost?
If the achievements of confirmed cheaters and other athletes are similar does it mean the drugs don't work or is everyone cheating?