Drugs in sport: can science stop the cheats? | The Economist

In breaking news now UCI, cycling’s governing body, ban Armstrong for life Marion Jones would store steroids in the refrigerator I have no one to blame but myself Over the years scientific progress has made it easier… …and faster to detect athletes who dope But it’s also helped make it easier to dope Few are…

Doping in sport: why it can’t be stopped | The Economist

It was one of sport’s darkest episodes A much bigger scandal with Russian athletes than we knew Following the Sochi Winter Olympics of 2014… …Russia was proved to have carried out… …a vast state-sponsored doping operation Conspiracy to conceal positive tests Widespread doping by Russian athletes at the Sochi Olympics I don’t think anyone was…

Should The Olympics Just Allow Doping?

The Olympics has always been the ultimate test of the fastest, highest and strongest athletes. And now, it seems like a test of which athletes and countries can get away with using prohibited drugs or supplements to win that test. According to a 2014 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency, between 1-3% of elite athletes…

Fentanyl: The Drug Deadlier than Heroin

It’s never gonna stop. When one dealer gets caught, there’s five more waiting to take his spot. Like, this will never stop. As long as there’s a demand for pills, they’re gonna keep coming. It’s the Devil’s pill. For a person that has an addiction of twenty pills a day you literally have to go…

Team STONED vs Team DRUNK: Who will win? – GALILEO

Last year Galileo tested if you are better at parking and catching eggs when stoned or drunk This season we challenge ourself on the football pitch A quick to be found team of excited volunteers did research to see if you are a better football player After a bunch of tequilla shots or several puffs…

Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)

[MUSIC PLAYING] KRISHNA ANDAVOLU: We’re on the side of a mountain. And there’s about thousands of marijuana plants around us. -This is like, two, three hectares– like 20, 30,000 plants. And then you know that you’re going to find a champion there if you look long enough. It’s a massive field, full of pot. KRISHNA…

Why Do People Obsess Over Sports?

Your heart races and your cheeks begin to flush; as you anticipate the surge of energy this win will bring, you move to the edge of your seat – you can’t get enough! So why are we so passionately involved or obsessed with sports? Hormones control the way we feel and are stimulated by every…