Legal implications of doping in sports

Experience in Iran

Parand Azizi, Kamal Halili Hassan

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Abstract

This study, examines the legal implications of doping in sports in Iran against the backdrop of international sport legal regime. For many years, the interest in sports has been ever growing in Iran, like in the rest of the world. With the popularity of the games, as well as the individual sports figures, sponsorships and prize money, the level of competiveness is higher than ever before. With this trend, sadly to note that the issue of doping is on the rise within the sport. The most popular sports in Iran have always been classical genres such as weightlifting, wrestling and horse riding competitions and doping has penetrated into these sports. In later years, doping has spread into sports, such as bodybuilding and soccer. The purpose of this study is to highlight some of the growing issues in Iranian sports today and how to combat the alarming rise in doping and drug use within the sport.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)74-83
Number of pages10
JournalSocial Sciences (Pakistan)
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Athletes
  • Criminal law
  • Doping
  • Iran
  • Sports

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Legal implications of doping in sports : Experience in Iran. / Azizi, Parand; Hassan, Kamal Halili.

In: Social Sciences (Pakistan), Vol. 9, No. 2, 2014, p. 74-83.

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