In a recent sting operation, Power Sportz busted a proliferating drug racket in Gurgaon and Delhi NCR that feeds on people’s hankering for a perfect physique and obsession for quick-fix fitness. It has also led to the rise in doping in sports in the country. Talking Turkey with Kanthi episode aired on 17th May dealt with this plaguing issue as sports doping is becoming rampant in India. Prohibited substances like anabolic steroids are easily available over the counter as showcased by the show.
The show highlighted some of the most underlining causes that lead to doping in sports. Athletes alone are not responsible, as the entire system is guilty. “What about suppliers, manufacturers,” asks Kanthi D Suresh—show host and Editor-in-chief of Power Sportz, who feels that cornering the players alone is an injustice. So, is NADA to be blamed for this? Watch Talking Turkey with Kanthi for more details.