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Catlin: Olympics bring out most extreme cases

Updated: July 29, 2004, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

The chemist who unmasked the steroid THG last year says similar drugs might be in circulation, and that the Athens Olympics could spur athletes to use such performance-enhancing substances.

"The Olympics is a time when people risk it all," said Don Catlin, head of the anti-doping lab at UCLA. "I've seen for many, many years how the Olympics brings out new drugs and new techniques."

Catlin said in a conference call Wednesday that "hundreds or thousands" of steroids created by ...

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