No it is not April 1st, and yes you did read that headline correctly - sport stars are now using deer antler as a performance enhancing drug.
In an article for our sister site in the States - Yahoo! Sports - David Wetzel explains that what people are doing is harvesting 'velvet antler' (which is a soft coating that covers deer antlers) in New Zealand.
They then freeze-dry it and grind it into a powder. It then gets shipped to the United States, where it gets put into either capsules or liquid extracts that can become a simple oral spray. You can buy it for $68 (£42.55) a bottle.
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