Tag Archives: Doping

Paddy Power and urine luck campaign

Paddy Power has launched its latest controversial campaign offering gamblers their money back if a Russian beats a British or Irish competitor at the upcoming Olympic Games. It uses the tagline ‘Urine Luck’ alluding to Russia’s doping scandal which hit the press recently. The International Olympic Committee has refused to ban Russia outright from Rio, and has instead allowed the international …

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Drug testing to be introduced to pro eSports

A further step in eSports being recognised by a  wider audience as a ‘proper’ sport is set to be introduced; with drug testing to become a compulsory part of official competitions. The world of eSports was partially shook recently after an ex professional gamer admitted that he and his team “were all on Adderall”, during a Counter Strike: Global Offensive …

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BHA adopts zero tolerance to equine doping

The British Horse Racing Authority (BHA) has published new anti-doping rules, which include a zero tolerance to anabolic steroids. Under the new rules that will come into effect next Monday (2 March), no competitive horse should ever be administered an anabolic steroid. The new rules guide has been distributed to domestic and international trainers and stables, as is available to …

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