performance enhancing drug


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performance enhancing drug

A generic term for any agent that is known or thought to improve performance in a particular sport.
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Worldwide Performance Enhancing Drugs Market Report Analyze the Market by Revenue of the Industry Segments and Sub-Segments with Respect to Four Main Geographies and their Countries- Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa.
"I actually considered getting an advantage and whatever that was, doing it illegally, I considered that," said McGrady about using performance enhancing drugs, (http://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/230310/McGrady-Considered-Using-PEDs-To-Return-From-Injuries) according to Real GM.
However, Jones' lawyer Richard Nicholls responded: ``Marion has never, ever used performance enhancing drugs. ''
'I wish to make it clear that I do not and never have taken performance enhancing drugs.
Alex Rodriguez will appeal against a 211-game ban handed down by Major League Baseball after a yearlong investigation into the prevalence of performance enhancing drugs in the sport.
Sydney, Apr 23 ( ANI ): Convicted drug dealer Shane Charter has admitted that he had helped footballers and rugby players use performance enhancing drugs.
POLICE officers could be given the powers to raid competitors' rooms at the London 2012 athletes' village to search for performance enhancing drugs, under a new law being proposed by British Olympic Association chairman Lord Moynihan.
Many people enjoy having a dig at this epic race due to past problems with performance enhancing drugs. But no sport is doing more than cycling to weed out the cheats.
TOUR DE FRANCE legend Lance Armstrong has reiterated he has never taken performance enhancing drugs following fresh allegations.
He said: ``Marion has steadfastly maintained her position throughout: she has never, ever used performance enhancing drugs.
"5.6pc of our sample said they knew of players who had used performance enhancing drugs.
``It was young players aged between 19 and 24 who were most likely to report that they knew players who used performance enhancing drugs - that may suggest that the increase is a very recent phenomenon.''

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