Canadian Cyclist Spec We Win Road 247 Oct 6
   Follow us on Twitter
 
Find us on Facebook
 
D'Ornellas Xmas (+9516) Nov 29
 
ACS Apollo Bikes - November 19
 
WoB (+6935) - Oct 28
 
IMBA Canada - Dec 14
 
Share the Road - Dec 14
 

 

 

 
ARG banner CC2 Sept 17.14
 

Daily News


 

June 16/06 9:29 am - Cycling Tops WADA Doping Infractions List


Posted by Editoress on 06/16/06
 

Cycling Tops WADA Doping Infractions List
By Evi Arsenault

With the recent Spanish drug scandal Operation puerto, alongside the numerous and almost constant high profile doping cases, it's no surprise that unfortunately, cycling top the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) list for doping infractions according to a recent report by the Associated press.

In a comparison of the most frequently tested sports - cycling, football, baseball, track and field, in 2005 cycling had the most positive doping cases. WADA's thirty-three world wide laboratories reported the top four sports as: cycling's 482 positive samples versus 390 in baseball, 343 in football and track and field 342.

Globally, positive anti-doping test increased 34.4% from 2004 to 2005; with one in every two samples being positive for steroids.

 


Return to Canadian Cyclist homepage | Back to Top
Coach Chris November 19
 
BikeSports Xmas Dec 3
 
ARG button Sept 17.14
 

 

 

 
Dundas Speed Shop - Jan 11 (+524)
 
  


 
 © Copyright 1998-2014 Canadian Cyclist. All rights reserved.  Privacy Policy | Contact | Subscribe to RSS Feed  | Login