Why do athletes take steroids?

Answer Athletes have been using steroids for decades to enhance performance and help build muscle, according to the University of Minnesota. Steroid cannot be legally obtained without a doctor's prescript... Read More »

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Is it the law to test all gold medalist athletes for steroids?

The International Olympic Committee sets rules for drug testing at the Olympics. All participating athletes are subject to testing for banned substances both before, during and after the Olympics. ... Read More »

Is it illegal for police officers to take steroids?

The Anabolic Steroids Act of 1990 made the use of steroids without a doctor's prescription a federal crime. Therefore, it is illegal for anyone, regardless of position within the community, to viol... Read More »

When did a representative for the athletes first take the Olympic oath?

The first time the Olympic oath was taken by an athlete as part of the opening ceremonies was at the 1920 Summer Olympic Games in Antwerp, Belgium. Victor Boin of Belgium, who participated in both ... Read More »

Should professional athletes have to take drug tests?

yes to make sure there not on drugs or anything. if there gonna be professional they have to be clean and healthy