The Rise of Steroid Use in Sports

By JALEN CROSTON, age 12 An athlete signs the “Win Clean” anti-doping campaign board in London’s Trafalgar Square. PHOTO: UK Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport Performance Enhancing Drugs, or PEDs, are used by athletes of all...

Fans and Supporters React to Lance Armstrong Doping Scandal

By MALIK L. SHAH, age 9 Lance Armstrong finally admitted in January 2013 to using steroids during his seven Tour de France victories. PHOTO: J.D. Egenhardt In January 2013, Tour-de-France winning cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted to doping during his seven Tour de...

A-Rod Admits to Taking Steroids

Photo: Keith Allison As baseball spring training got underway, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez admitted to taking steroids, or illegal drugs that make you stronger, from 2001 to 2003. Rodriguez described himself as “young and stupid” at the time. He is...