We can now estimate the effect of blood doping

March 16, 2020

Russian women got slower after the Athlete Biological Passport was introduced in 2012. Anti-doping officials think they know why. An analysis of Russian female distance runners before and after the implementation of a new anti-doping technique reveals a starkly incriminating pattern, and provides a back-of-the-envelope estimate of how big of a difference doping can make. Read more on Outside.