Inside Dope: How Drugs Are the Biggest Threat to Sports, Why You Should Care, and What Can Be Done About Them
An IOC insider speaks out on creating a drug-free sports culture
With doping charges leveled at athletes in baseball, cycling, and in the Olympics, cheating has, to many onlookers, become the norm in pro sports. With implications far beyond the sports arena, Inside Dope examines the genesis of doping in sports as well as in the world of doctors and trainers; drug testing and the battle to stay ahead of users; drug companies and big business; and the role of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as watchdog. Written by a former Olympian, an IOC official, and a passionate advocate of fair play in sports, this eye-opening book takes a candid look at testing standards and the future of doping and sports and the larger issue of how doping affects the public perception of athletes.
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Chapter 1 Rules Are Not Made to Be Ignored
At What Price?
Chapter 3 What Is Doping?
Chapter 4 Test Tube Athletes
Chapter 5 Doping Is Not an Accident
Games People Play
Chapter 7 Why Do We Need to Regulate Doping?
Baseball Football and Basketball
Hockey Soccer Golf and Other Sports
Chapter 11 Drug Cartels and Drug Pushers in the Wide World of Sport
Chapter 12 Gene Doping
Chapter 13 See No Evil Hear No Evil Speak No Evil
Chapter 14 Is There a Cure? My TenStep Program
Chapter 8 Playing Fair and Willing to Prove It