Monday, 14 April 2014
Sky Sports report, number of drugs impossible to detect.
Leading figures in the global fight against doping gather in London today for a major conference to discuss how to clean up sport. However, Sky Sports has found that a number of drugs which are widely available are still impossible to detect, leaving the anti-doping authorities sometimes years behind the cheats. Sky Sports News' Orla Chennaoui discovered that the next generation of performance enhancing drugs are widely available online and being offered to athletes. "At the Winter Olympics one Russian scientist was caught trying to sell a new muscle-building drug on the black market," said Chennauoi. "The World Anti-Doping Agency expressed surprise, but a version of the drug named MGF has been around for years." Number of drugs impossible to detect