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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A

Analytical study of doping cases of banned substances during Olympics games from 1968 to 2012


Author(s): Dr. Rajkumar Sharma

Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to explore and analyse the doping cases of banned substances during Olympic games from 1968 to 2012. Data was collected through primary and secondary sources. These sources were from published material and reports of International Olympic Committee, World Anti Doping Agency (2008), IOC Medical Commission, reference books. National Anti Doping Agency (2015). Newspapers, Internet Sources, web sites and published materials in text books. To find out the doping cases during Olympics games, data was framed in tabular form and percentage analysis was performed. The results of the study revealed that the more number of players from United States were found under the influence of performance enhancing drugs during Olympics games. Greater number of weightlifters and athletic players were caught in testing of banned drugs during Olympics games. Individual game players were found more prompt towards the performance enhancing drugs than team and combat games during Olympics games. From different country of world. All medal winner player from different country of world were found to have an illegal tendency by using of performance enhancing banned drugs. A single player was not found under the influence of performance enhancing drugs during Moscow Olympics games in 1980. Whereas, greater number of players were found under the influence of performance enhancing drugs 2004 Athens Olympics games than other Olympics games

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Dr. Rajkumar Sharma. Analytical study of doping cases of banned substances during Olympics games from 1968 to 2012. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(3): 31-37.
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