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Semiconductor

Any substance that conducts electricity more slowly than a conductor. Semiconductors are common in products like computer chips and, as such, may be traded as commodities. Silicon and germanium are both semiconductors.
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With the realisation that doping can cost our sports people, and our country in general, each one of us in the sector is playing their rightful role towards eradication of the doping blemish.
DCMS committee chairman Damian Collins said: "Our key recommendation is the power to create a legal framework to really go after those who supply doping products to athletes.
Serufho said they had done a lot in educating athletes about the dangers of doping.
The prosecutor of the Tuscan town of Lucca suspects that this was the result of the use of banned doping substances.
Former top-level athletes, doping control experts, and sports scientists have been inducted by the NADA to carry out this programme.
The extent of the evidence Dr Rodchenkov can provide, which could identify several new cases, is likely to spark fresh calls for Russia to be expelled from its own World Cup or could see what is already a weak host squad lose players to doping bans.
Also, Chen Wei-ling from Taiwan was also reallocated to the gold medal at the London Olympics after the gold and silver medalists' doping tests revealed traces of prohibited drugs in the samples.
There is no suggestion either player was guilty of doping.
AFTER Arjuna Awardee footballer Subrata Paul tested positive for a banned substance, Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday called for adopting a policy of " zero tolerance" towards doping.
Doping in sports is as old as sports, but it grew remarkably during the 20th century, especially during the 1990s with development of amphetamines (1950s) and anabolic steroids (1960s) [1], as well as peptide hormones such as human growth hormone (HGH) (1980s) and erythropoietin (1990s) [2].
Doping in sports refers to the violation of one or more anti-doping rules, including the consumption of banned performance-enhancing substances (e.
DOHA: Russia's top Olympic official said his country has cleaned up its sports doping problem and should be allowed to return to all international competitions.