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Tremain, Garrick, fl 1970s-2000s:l go along with the ten easy questions, but what in heaven's name is a steroid test? Otago Daily Times, 6 October 1988.

Reference Number: H-614-003

Beside the pearly gates of Heaven, an angel asks another about this 'new commandment' required to enter heaven - a drugs test. Dope-testing of Olympic athletes had been introduced at the 1968 Olympics. At the 24th Games in Seoul in 1988 for the first time a winning athlete, Ben Johnson, who had won the 100 metres sprint, was stripped of his medal when he tested positive for drugs.

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1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Garrick Tremain, Fun & Games - New Zealand Cartoon Perspectives on the Olympics 1952-2000. :Cartoon exhibition., Korea) Olympic Games (24th ; 1988 ; Seoul, Doping in sports, Drug testing and Olympics.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, fl 1970s-2000s:12 photocopies of cartoons on Olympic themes published in the Otago Daily Times and the Sunday Star Times, 1988-2000., Reference Number H-614-001/012 (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)A4 photocopy.. Single art work

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