21 Mar '11, 3pm

SBBF president tightens anti-doping measures

SBBF president tightens anti-doping measures

SINGAPORE: Singapore Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation President (SBBF), Dr Chiam Tut Fu, is planning to tighten anti-doping processes for the upcoming National Championships, to avoid the contentious epidose of 2008. The 2008 incident saw some competitors banned from the National Championships due to accusations of skipping a doping test. "For this coming nationals, I think we would ensure that the processes are tightened up, there would be minimisation of human error. The testing will be completely unbiased and everybody will be treated equally and fairly," said Dr Chiam. He also plans to attract more female competitors and increase the number of participants overall for the National Bodybuilding Championships. The Singapore Bodybuilding Federation wants to increase the number of competitors for this year to 50 from 40 the previous year. It is also looking for a title ...

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