Drugs in sport

Events

Arthur Linton

1886

First recorded death in sport involving drug use the cyclist has died by overdoses of trimethy he died on 23rd July 1896

Thomas Hicks

1904

marathon runner collapsed after mixing strychnime with brandy

Drugs became apparent

1930 - 1939

The invention of synthesised drugs become apparent in sports

USSR/USA used male hormaones and steriods

1950

USSR and USA used male homanones and steriosds in sport

Oslo Winretr Olympics

1952

Speed skaters became ill after taking amphetamines

Knut Jenson

1960

Danish cyclist Knut Jenson collapsing at the Rome Olympics fractruring his skull adter injesting amphetamines he died later on that year

Tommy Simpson

1967

British cyclist dies during the Tour de france after amphetamines

Mexico Olympics

1968

The IOC issues at list of banned sbstances in the mexico olympics

First tracking field cancelled

1969

The first tracking field was cancelled due to many outflict cause of drugs use

Montreal Olympics

1976

At the Montreal Olympics female german swimmers win out of 11 out of 13 events because of steriods

Los Angeles Olympics

1984

Olympic SIlver medalist stripped of her medal for positive steriod use

EPO system

1987

asynthetic drug similar infected blood doping and blood packing and is believed to kill many cyclists

Ben Johnson tests positive for steroids at the Seoul Olympics and is stripped of his gold medal and world record time.

1988

East German swimming coaches

1991

TYWenty former east german swimmer coaches admin under systematically doping their former athletes

Three german sprints

1992

German sprinters submit identical urine samples during drug test

Diego Maradona

1994

Argetninean football champion diego maradona baneed from the Fifa World CUp

Weight lifting

1995

65 weight lifters banned after testing postive to drugs

Michelle

1998

Four time olympic champoin from Ireland was found guilty for multiple drugs charges

Linford CHristie

1999

Many athletes including sprinter Linford former Australian open tennis champion Peter porda was banned for drugs

Shane Warne

2003

Australian cricketer tests positive for steriod use

Wendall Sailor

2006

test positive for cocaine was banned for 3 years

Marion Jones

2007

pleads guilty for steriod use in the 2000 olympiics