Recent scandal involving Maria Sharapova’s failed drugs doping test has highlighted the fine line between medication (meds) prescribed for illness and performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) Read more


Maria Sharapova has recently failed a drugs doping test at the Australian Open but doping scandals in sport are nothing new. EPM looks at some of the substances taken by sports stars in a bid to boost performance Read more



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Maria Sharapova has failed a drugs doping test at the Australian Open. Changes in regulations mean meldonium, once a prescription drug taken by the athlete, has now been banned Read more


Yet another doping story to hit the mainstream media headlines; this time concerning a data leak that, according to the Sunday Times paper, reveals the "extraordinary extent of cheating" at the world's most prestigious sporting events. Read more