Athletics

Drugs could see Oscar banned

2013-02-20 10:36
Oscar Pistorius (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Oscar Pistorius could be banned from competition if the drugs allegedly found in his home turn out to be prohibited substances for athletes, according to a Sowetan report.

A former chairperson of the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport said on Tuesday that the mere possession of drugs was a doping offence, alongside other infringements such as trafficking and tampering with samples.

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The Times reported on Tuesday that boxes of drugs and several syringes were found in Pistorius's home.


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