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Why is doping illegal in Tour de France?

You have to draw the line somewhere. If you allow all doping, then the winner will be the one most willing to sacrifice their long-term health to use the most drugs and maximise performance ...
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Why is doping illegal in Tour de France?

Allowing Doping defers the risk of participating until after the end of the event. In normal situations, risk taking that does not pan out is normally associated with losing, so taking risks is self ...
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Does USAC Allow Natural Suppliments?

I think you're looking at the lists backward - they have lists of banned substances. Everything else is okay and permitted because its not banned. So if your medication contains anything on the ...
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Does USAC Allow Natural Suppliments?

Apparently, if you want to take basic supplements and are concerned about banned or undeclared substances, you can choose products that have the "NSF Certified for SportĀ®" Label. From an NSF Flyer: "...
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Motordoping in film The Program

I'm torn here between attempting to answer this question, and voting to close it on the grounds that you'll only ever get an opinion-based answer. But, to give the benefit of the doubt.... For the ...
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Why is doping illegal in Tour de France?

The root of Tour de France was a celebration in human suffering and perseverance, with anything that undermines this frowned upon. In the original incarnations riders were self-supported including ...
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