ergogenic drug

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A term used primarily by weight athletes for any drug intended to improve performance

ergogenic drug

Performance-enhancing drug Sports medicine A weight training-term for any performance-enhancing substance. See Anabolic steroids, Weight training.
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They include draft law on amending the name of the National Transport Authority and law on combating the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs in horse racing.
HUNDREDS of Merseysiders are injecting themselves with steroids and performance-enhancing drugs.
Washington, Feb 8 ( ANI ): Doping accused American baseball star Alex Rodriguez has reportedly dropped his lawsuits to overturn his 162-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Public Health England (PHE) said the research was vital because, while the number of those who use image and performance-enhancing drugs has rapidly grown over the past 20 years, their risk of exposure to such viruses has not been thoroughly investigated.
A Miami New Times reported sparked the investigation after it revealed that Biogenesis had supplied human growth hormone and other performance-enhancing drugs to several high-profile players in the MLB.
After Armstrong admitted using performance-enhancing drugs, the company filed a $3 million lawsuit against the cyclist to recover the bonuses from the years 1999 to 2001.
Summary: Lance Armstrong has admitted in an interview with Oprah Winfrey to using performance-enhancing drugs, the talk show host has revealed.
But if there was ever a sport where there is no case for performance-enhancing drugs, it's cricket.
Summary: Austin: His fall nearly complete, disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs .
LANCE ARMSTRONG'S former team-mates have revealed the pressure they faced to take performance-enhancing drugs during their time with his US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team.
17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Continuing a commitment to the health and safety of its athletes, the Ultimate Fighting Championship[R] announced today that all potential UFC[R] and STRIKEFORCE[R] signees will be subject to a mandatory pre-contract screening for performance-enhancing drugs.
Summary: Geneva, July 06,2010,SPA-- The Geneva-based World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) inked here today an accord with IFPMA (The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations) to formally cooperate in catching athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs and alert WADA to any.

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