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IOC Prez PT Usha stresses on out-of competition tests to counter doping

Nagpur: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president PT Usha on Saturday said that there is need to increase the number of out-of competition tests to address the doping menace.
Speaking to media persons here, P. T. Usha said we want patients to be tested randomly wise in off-season.
“The out-of competition tests should be increased, she said adding that though awareness classes are being given, they are resorting to it.” said P. T Usha.
“I think more out-of competition tests are needed to increase to counter doping”, the legendary sprinter opined ahead of inaugural of “Khasdar Krida Mahotsav.
Doping is considered as an ethical wrong. It is a global problem. Doping is the misuse of certain substances and methods to enhance sporting performance and stamina as by taking such substances the body can transport more oxygen to muscles. (UNI)

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