Vol. 1, Issue 7 (2014)
Drugs in sports
Author(s): Parveen Ranga, Meenakshi
Abstract: Sports competition is becoming highly professional. Through the drugs are banned yet doping cases are coming to light and the athlete are found guilty in certain sports competition. Drugs are substances that are either used as medicine or in the preparation of a medicine in sports. When drugs are used under the guidance of a qualified physician, they are extremely useful to mankind in the prevention and treatment of disease, and in sport it removing of suffering or pain, or improve their performance. The athlete take drugs (doping) for the sake of temporary enhancement of performance, power to win the game and medals to bring at national and international level. So, we can say that the sports men should, therefore, stay away from drugs as its misuse and abuse, when detected, damage the prestige of a country at national and international levels, and not only this, the sportsman is debarred for future competition.