washingtonpost.com  > Sports > Features > Jurisprudence


Saturday, December 4, 2004; Page D10

BALCO: Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative.

USADA: U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

CAS: Court of Arbitration for Sport.

"The cream": Testosterone-based substance that is applied topically.

THG: Also known as "the clear," tetrahydrogestrinone, a designer steroid allegedly produced and distributed by BALCO whose effects are similar to those of anabolic steroids.

EPO: Endurance-building erythropoietin improved the red blood cells' ability to produce oxygen.

HGH: Human growth hormone, which has legitimate medical uses but is also used to build muscle mass.

Modafinil: A stimulant normally prescribed for narcolepsy.

© 2004 The Washington Post Company