Olympic Scandals

Is Blood doping algal in Olympics or is it illegal

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Are performance enhancing drugs dangerous in the Olympics?

In the Olympics, there are athletes who enhance their performance without the use of drugs. This performance enhancing method is called blood doping. Blood doping can be dangerous because there is a lot of risks. These risks are: blood clots, heart attack, stroke, HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.

Should the Olympics allow blood doping?

We don't believe the Olympics should allow blood doping in its events. There are too many risks with blood doping and it doesn't show an athletes true ability. Some more risks of blood doping is heart failure, heart disease, and cerebral or pulmonary embolism. It can lead to autoimmune diseases. It also counts as cheating in the Olympic sports. How we are going to check for it is to perform a blood test on all the athletes. There will be two blood tests in the beginning of the Olympics and two in the middle and end. If an athlete is blood doping, they will be banned from the Olympics.
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What is Cellular Respiration

Cellular Respiration is when cells absorb food molecules and turn them into natural energy. Blood doping is taking energy from your own blood or someone else's and boosting the energy for your cells. Both of these methods give energy to the cells, but one does it naturally and the other is done artificially. This should not be allowed in the Olympics because there are too many risks and it is not showing a person's true performance in the sports.
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By Luke Dixon and Donny Medvic