December 16, 2014

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UNI Sport PRO at Play the Game: “Until a proper and independent evaluation is done, we won’t have solutions.”

UNI Sport PRO Head of Department, Walter Palmer, presents the athletes perspective on the ineffectiveness of anti-doping testing. http://www.tubechop.com/watch/3021870

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June 26, 2014

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Top Dutch Judo Athlete, Henk Grol: “Degrading Doping Control”

From  De Telegraaf http://www.telegraaf.nl/telesport/22785764/__Grol___Echt_mensonterend___.html by Dennis Galema HAARLEM – Henk Grol was surprised by what happened to him during the doping control after his successful Judo Grand Prix in Budapest. As the winner of the gold in the 100kg weight category, the 29-year-old judoka, as usual, had to provide a urine sample after the match. […]

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June 16, 2014

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Brendan Schwab: Why Australian sports must cut ties with WADA (from Sydney Morning Herald)

(From Sydney morning Herald – June 16) WADA, the World Anti-Doping Authority, is a cartel. In almost all endeavours, policy makers eschew cartels because their oppressive and inefficient behaviour damages the public interest. In sports, cartels are given special privileges. WADA’s modus operandi is political coercion underpinned by unsubstantiated propaganda and backed by the might of […]

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June 11, 2014

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WADA does not disclose data on doping violations

WADA does not report data it collects on doping violations. This seems oxymoronic, as WADA is mandated as the “information clearinghouse” for data on doping, and it would seem to be common sense that stakeholders would want to be informed about the number of doping cheats the system is actually catching.  Instead, its latest draft report […]

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June 6, 2014

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Available out of competition testing data raises serious questions

According to its own reporting, the German NADA conducted 8567 out of competition tests in 2012. These tests resulted in only 2 confirmed violations. It is unclear from the reporting what type of violations these were and if they were the results of actual “cheating” or from “inadvertent” or non-analytical issues. The Japanese NADO, from 2007 […]

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April 16, 2014

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Video of Dick Pound answering a question about the prevalence of doping

Here’s Dick Pound answering a question about prevalence: http://www.tubechop.com/watch/3021661 Key phrase: “because the data are not there”

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April 15, 2014

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Why doesn’t WADA have a standard tool for measuring the prevalence of cheating using PEDs?

Are current anti-doping rules reducing the amount of doping? Without a tool for measuring the prevalence of doping (cheating), we’ll never know. And that must be unacceptable to clean athletes bearing the burden of extremely invasive rules. Best practice program design dictates that In order to measure the impact of an intervention, one must first determine […]

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February 24, 2014

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NHLPA Blasts IOC over Backstrom ban from Gold Medal Game (www.eurohockey.com)

http://eurohockey.com/article/3251-swedes-nhlpa-blast-ioc-over-backstrom-ban-from-gold-medal-match-with-canada.html Swedes, NHLPA blast IOC over Backstrom ban from gold medal match with Canada 23 Feb 2014 | Davide Tuniz An hour after the final horn sounded to end the gold medal game, members of the Sweden men’s ice hockey team administration accused the International Olympic Committee of purposely destroying one of the greatest days […]

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February 22, 2014

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Did Anti Doping officials knowingly circumvent EU data protection standards in Sochi?

As recorded in the minutes of the WADA Foundation Board from 18 November 2012, WADA’s legal director, Olivier Niggli, was well aware of potential legal issues arising from the transfer of athletes’ sensitive personal data to and from Russia for the Sochi Games. In answer to a question by IOC Athletes Commission member, Adam Pengilly, regarding the legal status […]

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