PUPILS who use drugs – whether steroids or dagga – could be expelled if a proposal to combat doping in South African schools is adopted. The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (Saids) is recommending a testing system that will see it taking the war against doping into schools next year.
The Sunday Times reported yesterday that three rowers at King Edward VII School (KES) in Johannesburg had admitted to taking performance-enhancing drugs.
A further 10 pupils at the school are awaiting the results of drug tests.
Sports physician Jon Patricios said South Africa was the worst country in the world when it came to doping in schools.
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