B2 – Upper Intermediate
Doping means to administer drugs, known as performing-enhancement drugs (PED), to an animal or athlete in order to inhibit or enhance sporting performance. There are numerous reports of the use of PEDs in various sporting events, which led to banning of the condemned players.
Let us take a look at these incidents.
1. What are some examples of performance-enhancing drugs (PED) and their effects?
2. What is your opinion about the use of PEDs?
3. Who is your favorite athlete? What would you do if s/he were found and convicted of doping?
4. Should the use of PEDs be allowed to a sick athlete who would need to perform in one sporting event? Why or why not?