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UK Sport denies win at any cost Olympic mentality after testing revelations

24 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Experimental trial conducted on 91 athletes before London 2012 Questions raised about excessive medication in British sport UK Sport has denied seeking to win Olympic medals at any cost following revelations it secretly spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on testing an experimental substance on 91 elite athletes before London 2012. The substance, a synthetic version of a naturally occurring body acid called ketones developed by researchers at Oxford University with a $10m grant from the US military, led to 28 of the athletes having symptoms from gastroenteritis to vomiting, according to...
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