HIDDEN BANNED SUBSTANCES IN SUPPLEMENTS CAN KEEP ATHLETES OUT OF SPORT:
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A number of athletes have tested positive from the hidden presence of banned substances in supplements and have lost the opportunity to compete at the Olympic Games. This summer on the road to Rio, Olympic athletes of every stripe would be wise to recall the case of American swimmer Jessica Hardy and others like American bobsledder Pavle Jovanovich who have fallen victim to supplement contamination. Third-party dietary supplement certification, like our BSCG Certified Drug Free® program, is a way for athletes to mitigate the risk of testing positive from banned substances in supplements.... https://www.bscg.org/blogs/athletes-are-you-doping...
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