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What does BALCO stand for?

BALCO stands for Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative

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As the topic of performance-enhancing drugs in the world of sports has become increasingly prevalent, the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative (BALCO) investigation has become a story that refuses to go away.
Samples and records from baseball's anonymous survey in 2003 were seized by the federal government the following year from drug-testing companies as part of the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative investigation into Barry Bonds and others.
Charges brought by the United States Anti-Doping Agency were based on evidence collected in raids on the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative, and both Montgomery and fellow US sprinter Chryste Gaines were found guilty by the Court of Arbitration of Sport of using performance-enhancing substances.
The pair were not charged because of a positive drugs test but instead the case against them was based on information gleaned from materials taken in raids on the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO).
The Court of Arbitration for Sport will announce its decision on the 30-year-old who has been charged by the United States Anti-Doping Agency with taking performance-enhancing drugs in connection with the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO).