Author Archives: Darius Postovski

SportsBet Commercial Featuring Ben Johnson Parodying Steroid Use in Sports is Banned in Australia

Ben Johnson and the SportsBet Android Mobile Betting App - Putting the "Roid" in Android
– by Darius Postovski

SportsBet’s new television commercial to promote its “juiced up” Android Mobile Betting App has been banned in Australia. The 2017 SportsBet commercial features former Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson and exploits Johnson’s notoriety as one of the world’s most infamous steroid-using athletes. The ad consists of multiple doubles entendres and pun-after-pun relating to steroids, as well […]

Novel “Trophy Son” Accuses Pro Tennis Players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, David Ferrer and Andy Murray of Using Steroids

“Trophy Son” Accuses Pro Tennis Players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, David Ferrer and Andy Murray of Using Steroids
– by Darius Postovski

In the 2017 fiction novel “Trophy Son” written by American novelist Douglas Brunt, perhaps better known as the husband of journalist and NBC news anchor Megyn Kelly, several real-life athletes have been accused of using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Brunt’s third and most recent novel tells the story of a fictional tennis prodigy named Anton Stratis. […]

Houston Endocrinologist Jeffery Brown Falsified Medical Records To Facilitate Doping At Nike Oregon Project

Jeffrey Brown
– by Darius Postovski

Top American long distance running coach Alberto Salazar has long been known to push the limit when it comes to the performance-enhancing substances he uses on his athletes. Salazar himself was an elite marathon runner in the 1980s. He later stopped running competitively, but he never truly left the track. He is now a track coach, […]