The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) will in January officially implement the latest version of the World Anti Doping Code. It is supposed to herald a new era in the fight against the use of prohibited substances and techniques designed to enhance the performance of athletes in different sports around the world.
Health and Sport
In the recent past there has been much discussion in international sporting circles in respect of the scourge of drugs in sport. This comes against the backdrop of a growing number of positive drug tests around the world and in numerous sports, including some of the professional sports in the USA.
The following is the feature address that this Columnist delivered to the 17th Special Meeting of the Council and Social Development (COHSOD) on Monday last. On Sunday 7 October, West Indians everywhere got a new lease on life. Everywhere West Indians tuned themselves in to the strains of David Rudder’s, Rally ‘Round D West Indies.
On 27 July 2012 the 30th edition of the Summer Olympics of the modern era would be officially opened with tremendous glitz, glamour, lofty speeches and fireworks. The entire world would watch and listen. Many would hanker back to the lofty ideals of the founders of the international Olympic Movement and the lofty ideals that […]
We are in the year 2012 and the single biggest sporting event is the London Olympics. One of the biggest concerns in the world of sport today is the prevalence of performance enhancing drugs by athletes in just about every discipline. It seems that the desire to win at all costs is the single most […]