Tag Archives: World Anti-Doping Agency

Paralympic

Paralympic Athlete Suspended After Testing Positive for Cannabinoids

Paralympic Athlete Suspended After Testing Positive for Cannabinoids

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, the International Paralympic Committee announced that it has suspended Alexander Zverev, a Russian Paralympic sprinter, for violating a rule of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Performance Enhancer

Marijuana in Competition: Medicinal Aid or Performance Enhancer?

The combination of quickly changing laws, evolving public opinion and rapidly advancing medical studies show marijuana might actually have a legitimate place in sport associations such as the NFL.

Athletes

Marijuana & Athletes: Does Weed Help?

Marijuana goes by many names besides those used on the street. It is called medicine by those who swear by its therapeutic effects. It is called safer than alcohol by advocates for recreational use. Now, marijuana is being called a performance-enhancing drug for athletes.


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