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Sports Tribunal decisions on athlete drug use, 2004–2012

Sports Tribunal decisions on athlete drug use, 2004–2012

This graph illustrates the decisions made regarding the athlete drug-use cases that came before Sports Tribunal New Zealand from 2004 to 2012, showing the number of athletes involved, grouped according to their sporting codes. Recreational drugs include cannabis, methamphetamine and synthetic cannabis. Performance-enhancing drugs include stimulants, diuretics, anabolic steroids and EPO (erythropoietin, which stimulates the development of red blood cells).

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Peter Clayworth, 'Sports medicine and drugs - Sports doping and drug testing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 June 2023)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013