As technology becomes fully integrated into our everyday lives, we may see athletes as the last vestiges of our humanity.
In a time when war and sports are the primary means of competition, Olympic gold has never been so valuable – or expensive.
Only a better understanding of what drives doping can improve enforcement. To do so, we must break with the perception of doping as an individual or moral problem.
The International Olympic Committee will allow Russians wanting to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympics the chance to do so if they can prove they're clean to their sports federation.
The entire Russian Olympic team could be banned from competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics. How can the International Olympic Committee ban an entire country?
It costs multiple millions to sponsor a global sports event. Why bother when non-sponsors cleverly associate themselves for next to nothing?
The ban on Russian athletes at the Rio Olympics feels like a victory, but it masks an insular system which is spread too thin.
The International Association of Athletics Federations has upheld its ban on the Russian Athletic Federation from competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The history of the fight against drug taking in sport shows us why we're in such a mess right now.
Hosting a mega-event isn't all it's cracked up to be - and now some cities are starting to say 'no'.
When the integrity of sport lies tarnished, it is the right time to end the merry-go-round of Olympic bids and national oversight over performance and doping.
Whatever hoo ha about human rights and corruption gets attached to the Chinese Winter Olympics victory, it won't be allowed to detract from the event itself.