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The Four Generations of Road Cycling Bike Fitting

  Most of the road cyclists are a little bit confused as far as bike fitting is concerned. We have made an effort to describe shortly the history of bike fitting. It’s important to be noticed that some athletes and coaches were – and continue to be- ahead of their times but we describe the [...]

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Virginia Berasategui confesses that was doped in Bilbao and apologizes to all.

(www.deia.com) Bilbaina triathlete Virginia Berasategui has confessed today that the dispute was doped to Bilbao Triathlon past May 18, she won, and that it was a mistake by apologizing everyone. BILBAO. In an appearance in Bilbao where he has been sheltered by his father, triathlete, between sobs continued, read a statement in which he stated that [...]

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WADA Statement on the prohibited substance IGF-1

WADA has carefully reviewed the issues surrounding the banned substance IGF-1 arising out of the Vijay Singh case and other inquiries. IGF-1 is a prohibited substance and has been included on the Prohibited List for years. On the other hand, very small quantities of IGF-1 can be found naturally in animal products (e.g. colostrums, deer [...]

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WADA statement on substance AOD-9604

Following a number of inquiries regarding the substance AOD-9604 available on the Internet ‘black market’ and possibly elsewhere, WADA has issued the following statement: AOD-9604 is a substance still under pre-clinical and clinical development and has not been approved for therapeutic use by any government health authority in the world. Therefore, under the 2013 Prohibited [...]

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Walsh will speak at Glasgow Science Centre on the evening of Tuesday 23rd April.

David Walsh, the journalist who spent 13 years pursuing the truth about Lance Armstrong, will speak in Glasgow later this month about his role in unmasking the global sporting icon as a serial drugs cheat Walsh will speak at Glasgow Science Centre on the evening of Tuesday 23rd April before taking part in a Q&A session [...]

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WADA issues alert on GW501516

It has come to WADA’s attention that the black market substance GW501516 is being sold to and used by some athletes. The side effect of this chemical compound is so serious that WADA is taking the rare step of warning “cheats” to ensure that there is complete awareness of the possible health risks to athletes [...]

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High Performance New Zealand : Athlete Performance Support.

Text : Giannis Psarelis. Following our interview with Mrs. Sue Eden who is the Senior Advisor Media and Communications for High Performance New Zealand we present the services they provide to their athletes. Strength & Conditioning The High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Strength and Conditioning department aims to develop and enhance the physical capability of [...]

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High Performance New Zealand :An exclusive Interview

Text & Interview : Giannis Psarelis. Sport in international level is extremely successful. In order to be successful a team or an athlete needs to train hard but also to have access to excellent sport facilities and to have the support of medical staff and sport scientists. We will present the best high performance centers [...]

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WADA releases educational tool kit for sport physicians

WADA has produced a new tool kit to help sports physicians develop anti-doping education programs which can be adapted and customized to suit local cultures, conditions and resources. The ‘Sport Physician’s Tool Kit’ is available via the WADA website and will serve as an important aid for doctors across the world in their efforts to [...]

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Pan Ams the focus of WADA Outreach

WADA has been heartened by the impact of its Outreach during the first week of the Pan American Games in Mexico and is looking forward to continuing its success for the remainder of the program. It is the third time WADA has had an Outreach presence at the Games, although for the first time in [...]

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US Cycling Athlete Accepts Sanction For Doping Violation

USADA announced today that Michael Miller of Morgantown, Pa, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a suspension for his doping offense. Miller, 42, tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a stimulant, as a result of a sample collected at the Masters Track Nationals, on July 27, 2011, [...]

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WADA enhances communications with electronic Play True

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has enhanced the electronic platform of its Play Truemagazine. The electronic magazine will supplement the current WADA website by providing additional insight into the Agency’s day-to-day activities and developments within the anti-doping community worldwide. “The electronic version of Play True is another important step for WADA’s overall communications strategy and [...]

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