The fight against illegal performance-enhancing substances has led the World Anti-Doping Agency, WADA, to develop strict rules. But some criminal athletes and doctors make sure to remain one step ahead in the race.
Professional cycling and track and field are among the more notorious sports for doping. And the former East Germany as well as other countries associated with the Soviet Union, was famous for encouraging systematic abuse of substances to ensure sporting success. DW coverage related to the topic is collated below.
The fastest man in the world this year may not be at the 2020 Olympics, with several reports suggesting he has missed multiple drug tests. Christian Coleman, 23, was the favorite for the upcoming World Championships.
An anti-corruption chief in Nigeria has been apprehended for corruption+++English speaking Cameroonians seeking refuge in Nigeria say access to food and shelter is problematic+++The anti-doping agency in Kenya is fighting hard to prevent cheating in the sports.