Gene doping looms as next sports edge


Gene doping looms as next sports edge (2005, Jan 16) The Baltimore Sun, by Kevin van Vallkenburg [link]

With Barry Bonds and Marion Jones taking centre stage in the BALCO scandals, this article wonders what might be the future for the enhanced athlete. Theodore Friedmann is the lead for this piece and there are further predictions about the imminent use of gene doping.

Steven Ungerleider, a sports psych discusses the 'East German Doping Machine' as an indication that scientific possibilities will lead to abuse. The difficulty of detecting gene modificaiton will be of particular significance.