Like the Olympics, but on steroids. Meet the Enhanced Games

The Briefing

13-02-2024 • 12 mins

From disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong to Russia systematically doping its Olympic athletes, there has been no shortage of drug cheating scandals in the world of sport.

But what if we throw out the rule book, letting athletes push their bodies to the maximum possible performance - using whatever drugs they want?

Aron D'Souza is the president of the proposed Enhanced Games, an elite international sporting event without drug testing being planned to take place later this year. While he says the event would have strenuous health testing to keep athletes safe, many experts have countered that the games put athletes at serious risk.

On today's afternoon episode of The Briefing, Bension Siebert speaks with Aron D'Souza to find out more.

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