Spain Cracks Doping Ring

84 arrested

Jun 23, 2013
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Spanish police have arrested 84 people and confiscated over 700,000 doses of anabolic steroids, EPO, and growth hormones after busting two gangs that imported and trafficked the banned substances.

The gangs introduced more than 750 kilograms of drugs from China, Greece, and Portugal, marketing them at sports centers and homes. "Officers have dismantled two organizations importing the products, which can cause severe damage to health," the Ministry announced in a statement.

On June 13, Spain passed a new, stringent anti-doping law to boost Madrid's shot at the 2020 Olympics. 

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