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UK Sport Biography

Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"

“Doping in sport is cheating. It is fundamentally contrary to the spirit of sport and is detrimental to the positive impact of sport in society.”

“UK National Anti-Doping Policy,”, Apr. 28, 2005


“Established by Royal Charter in 1996, UK Sport works in partnership with the home country sports councils and other agencies to lead sport in the UK to world-class success.

UK Sport is responsible for managing and distributing public investment and is a statutory distributor of funds raised by the National Lottery.”

“About UK Sport,” (accessed Nov. 17, 2008)


“UK Sport will work in partnership to lead sport in the UK to world-class success. UK Sport will promote the highest standards of sporting conduct whilst continuing to lead a world-class anti-doping programme for the UK and being responsible for improving the education and promotion of ethically fair and drug-free sport.”

“About UK Sport,” (accessed Nov. 17, 2008)

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