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  1. 2014 Winter Olympics -- WADA outraged at release of untested new ...

    The World Anti-Doping Agency expects a breakthrough within weeks to catch athletes who use human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  2. Congress members, experts nudge NFL players union to get moving o...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Congress can't officially referee the chess game between the NFL and its players' union regarding the implementation of testing for human growth hormone, but some flags were thrown anyway during a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  3. WADA director general says NBA has 'gaps' in anti-doping program

    Henry Abbott

    The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency says the NBA's anti-doping program is insufficient.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  4. Lawmakers urge baseball for HGH testing, chewing tobacco ban

    Two House Democrats are urging Major League Baseball and the players union to implement testing for human growth hormone and ban chewing tobacco by players in uniform and in public view.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  5. House Democrats request hearing on NFL HGH testing

    Three Democratic House members are urging the House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold hearings on the impasse between the NFL and players union on testing for human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  6. New HGH test wins support of scientists, experts

    A new test that can detect the use of human growth hormone for up to 21 days has been endorsed by international anti-doping officials, moving a step closer to a potential breakthrough against doping at next year's London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  7. Major League Baseball hoping to test minor leaguers for HGH

    Major League Baseball plans to test minor league players for human growth hormone, The New York Times is reporting.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  8. WADA plans out-of-competition HGH testing in lead-up to Beijing

    Athletes around the world will be subjected to out-of-competition tests for HGH in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics, marking a potential breakthrough against one of the most widely abused doping substances in sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2008
  9. Report: Players union will not allow HGH testing

    NBA players union executive director Billy Hunter told Bloomberg News that he would not agree to blood tests that would show the use of HGH.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2006
  10. Nordic skiers already tested for hormone

    Blood tests for human growth hormone are being introduced this season in alpine and freestyle skiing as well as snowboarding and ski jumping, the International Ski Federation said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2004
  11. IOC chief says hGH testing may happen in Athens

    If scientists develop a reliable test for hGH, the IOC chief says it will be implemented in Athens.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2004
  12. 2014 Winter Olympics -- IOC has tough drug-testing net in place

    Go ahead -- just try to get away with it. If you're willing to take the risk, you'll pay the price.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  13. IOC to likely retest athlete doping samples from Athens Games

    Eight years later, the IOC will likely retest doping samples from the Athens Olympics to catch any drug cheats who may have avoided detection.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  14. Weightlifter Pat Mendes suspended for use of HGH

    Weightlifter Pat Mendes has been suspended for two years after testing positive for human growth hormone.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  15. Report: NFLPA against blood testing for HGH

    The NFL Players Association doubts the validity of current testing methods for human growth hormone and says the league does not intend to implement blood testing of its players for HGH, the Washington Post reported Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2006