Young Children using drugs to win at sportAs per the findings of French researchers that were published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, children as young as eleven are using drugs to enhance their sporting performance and stay ahead of the competition.

It was also found during the study that while 44 percent of children under eleven confessed to use of steroids in sports, the number got increased from 1.2 to 3.0 percent in case of children who celebrated their 15th birthday.

This study was concerned with the use of drugs banned under the World Anti-Doping Agency International Standard and involved answers to questions asked from 3,500 eleven-year olds.