anti-doping

adjective an·ti-dop·ing
variants: or less commonly antidoping play \¦an-ˌtī-¦dō-piŋ, ¦an-tē-\

Definition of anti-doping

:opposing or prohibiting illegal doping (such as blood doping or the use of anabolic steroids or growth hormones) to improve athletic performance
  • Austrian athlete Bettina Mueller-Weissina, a seven-time national sprint champion, faces a lifetime ban after allegedly violating anti-doping rules for the second time …
  • Washington Post7 Mar. 2010
  • The result has been an expensive race pitting the athletes and their “doctors” against the various athletic organizations and the scientists developing new antidoping tests.
  • —Jesper L. Andersen et al.Scientific AmericanSeptember 2000

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