Monday, February 11, 2013

Ex-Hawk in deal to sell peptides: How Far Will Doping Deal Involving Compounders in Australia Rearch?

FORMER Hawthorn and All Australian player Trent Croad was involved in a peptide supply deal linked to an outlaw bikie gang, in the latest revelation to emerge in the sport supplement scandal.
Fairfax Media can also reveal that about 50 serving and former professional sportsmen, including players from six NRL clubs - Cronulla, Manly, Canberra, Penrith, the Newcastle Knights and North Queensland - are under scrutiny over their personal supplement use. Fairfax Media is not suggesting the players breached doping rules, but their supplement use is being examined by authorities.
Sources in the sports science and supplement industry confirmed that Croad's activities had been scrutinised by the Australian Crime Commission, along with that of several supplement industry figures, as part of its year-long probe into drugs and organised crime in sport.

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