Doping contravenes tlie ethics of sport and medical science. Doping consists of: 1. The administration of substances belonging to selected classes of pharmacological agents, and/or 2. The use of various prohibited methods.
The use of performance enhancing agents has been present in Olympic sport since the Greek Games, and throughout the modern Olympics.' The term ï¿½Dopingï¿½ has been borrowed from the horse racing fraternity. The word derives from Dop, a stimulant used by the Kafirs in Southeast Africa.