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IAAF will be looking for new steroids

Updated: October 21, 2003, 7:24 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON, England -- Track and field's governing body will retest all drug samples from the recent World Championships to check whether any athletes were using a previously undetectable designer steroid.

The International Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday it will reopen the estimated 400 samples taken during the Aug. 23-31 championships in Paris, France to search for the anabolic steroid tetrahydrogestrinone, or THG.

The drug is at the heart of a doping scandal in the ...

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