British doctor alleges he doped 150 sportsmen

Click For Larger Image & Read More
British doctor alleges he doped 150 sportsmen
 © In-Cyprus 2018
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) said it was “deeply concerned and shocked” by a Sunday Times report in which a British doctor alleged he had prescribed banned performance-enhancing drugs to 150 sportsmen including several Premier League footballers.

The paper said Dr Mark Bonar claimed his “clients” included an England cricketer, British Tour de France cyclists, a British boxing champion, tennis players and martial arts competitors as well as footballers.

In the past six years he had treated more than 150 sportsmen from the UK and abroad with banned substances such as erythropoietin (EPO), steroids and human growth hormone, and the performance improvements were “phenomenal”, the report added.

Neither the newspaper nor Reuters was able to substantiate the claims made by the doctor.

UKAD chief executive Nicole Sapstead said the body had been aware of allegations against Dr Bonar after a sportsperson approached them two years ago but had...


This article was automatically added to our system 3-4-2016

British doctor alleges he doped 150 sportsmen


The contents of this article including any associated images are © In-Cyprus 2018
Views & opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and/or In-Cyprus .

  • Click Here
Advertise Here

Trending Cyprus News

Article Tags: british, doctor, alleges, doped, sportsmen,

 

  • Click Here
Advertise Here

24hr News