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Author Johnson, Mark, 1965- author.

Title Spitting in the soup : inside the dirty game of doping in sports / Mark Johnson.

Publication Info. Boulder, Colorado : Velo Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  362.29 JOHNSON    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  362.29 JOH    Check Shelf
Description 408 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-399) and index.
Contents The origins of doping -- Pierre de Coubertin and the fair-play myth -- The fall of Coubertin's ideal -- The hot Roman day when doping became bad -- Doping becomes a crime -- The birth of the World Anti-Doping Agency -- Doping and the Cold War -- Anabolic steroids : sports as Sputnik -- The Reds are winning -- Spinning Olympic gold : L.A. 1984 -- The sports act delivers : gold in '84 -- Dr. Ferrari was right -- Fear makes good copy -- The War on Drugs -- Amphetamines for all -- Supplements : government-approved dope -- Charlie Francis : take it to make it -- DSHEA, steroids, and baseball's salvation -- If it's inherited, is it cheating? -- Moral drift and the American way -- The spirit of sport.
Subject Doping in sports.
Doping in sports. (OCoLC)fst00896938
ISBN 9781937715274: $24.95
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