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The Source: Is The Ban On Sports Doping Hypocritical?


Performance enhancing pharmaceuticals - they are banned from professional sports and the Olympics, but they remain part of the game. As athletes go for the gold with a boost, don't we all do it in our daily lives? Caffeine, Ritalin, viagra, we are using them in our work life, in our school lives and our love lives.

Is there some level of hypocrisy in our official expectation of drug-free games?


  • Mark Johnson, Sports Journalist and author of "Spitting In The Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports"
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