Why are we losing the war against doping? In fact, do we want to win at all?
Although the issue of doping an substances is one of the very popular scientifi c topics in the
world, these kinds of research are very rare in Croatia. Th is paper looks at some aspects of
using doping and substances in sport and discusses the reasons which have been considered to
be fundamental for the growth of this problem lately, based on the professional and scientifi c
experience of the author. Th ere is a separate analysis of the reasons for doping prohibition in
sport; reasons that were considered by the author to be the key issues for the growth of the
doping problem, as well as the position and results of Croatian science regarding the battle
against doping in sport. Th e discussion is base on professional and scientifi c insights.
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