Human sewage has long been known to provide interesting clues about human behavior and culture including patterns of drug use. For example, traces and metabolites of caffeine, cocaine, morphine, ketamine, MDMA and dietary supplements are commonly found in the sanitation systems of major cities. Sewage engineers are now discovering surprisingly high levels of bodybuilding supplements in London sewers.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has quietly been cracking on what appears to rampant anabolic steroid and performance-enhancing drug use in United States womens weightlifting. USADA has suspended no less than six American women, including two teenagers, for anti-doping rules violations (ADRVs) in 2018.
Brandon Staples, a South African rugby player with the Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Football Club in Leeds, claimed that a contaminated MuscleTech Nitro Tech whey protein shake was responsible for a failed anti-doping drug test. Staples tested positive for not just one anabolic steroids but three Dianabol, Winstrol and Oral Turinabol.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has come up with a solution to allow countries with rampant doping problems to continue to participate in international competitions. The innovative and creative IWF anti-doping rules ensure that every country will be represented at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and other major international weightlifting competitions.
Jenny Schumm, a National Physique Committee figure competitor and the owner of the Fit by Jenny personal training business, has been suspended for four years after being found guilty of an anti-doping rules violation. The violation resulted from Schumms use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Kentucky cyclist Jeffery Miller threatened to turn his girlfriend into USADA if she broke up with him. Miller devised a plan which he hoped would have forced his girlfriend Jenna Blandford to continue living with him in an abusive relationship. If she left him, Miller would tell USADA that she used anabolic steroids and hGH.
Barry Miller, an American road cyclist and member of USA Cycling, has tested positive for a prohibited PED. The PED is question was identified as an anabolic steroid presumed to be testosterone.
Washington Wizards shooting-guard Jodie Meeks tested positive for two prohibited PEDs in violation of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. The two PEDs were identified as Ipamorelin and GHRP-2.
Michael Chavis, a top baseball prospect for the Boston Red Sox organization, tested positive for an oral anabolic steroid called dehydrochlomethyltestosterone (DHMCT) during an off-season anti-doping control. Dehydrochlomethyltestosterone is most commonly known in the sports and bodybuilding community by its original trade name, Oral Turinabol.
Mark McGwire used anabolic steroids and performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) from 1989 throughout the late 1990s. But McGwire doesnt think they helped him much. In his mind, he could have hit 70 home runs even if he never touched steroids. Victor Conte thinks McGwire is downright delusional.