It’s important for all athletes, and for trust in the anti-doping system, that the validity of the EPO test and the interpretation of the analysis can be transparently relied on.
The lack of government action in response to allegations of sexual abuse in Canadian sport contrasts with the response to previous scandals and highlights the racial and gender inequalities at play.
When cheating in sport leads to injury, it’s not always clear when the courts should intervene.
The decline in Kenyan medals at the world championships is due to increased competition and a lack of investment at home.
Banning young athletes from the Olympics would mean we miss their spectacular performances, but considering all we know about overtraining, exploitation and abuse in sport, that might be OK.
Anti-doping efforts are not stopping cheating in sport. Unless there’s a game changer in technology, we might just have to live with a certain amount of doping in the Olympics.
Athletes are not the enemy. Cases of extremely low levels of prohibited substances could be referred to a third party for investigation, rather than putting the burden on the athlete.
In the wake of debate about cannabis, performance-enhancing drugs and the Olympic Games, athlete-driven doping legislation is the way forward.
Retrospective drug testing is meant to help deter doping in sport, but will the public become indifferent to drug taking as more and more cheaters are caught?
Ligandrol is used to help repair and build mass and is banned for use by professional athletes because it can give a competitive advantage.
The protests against Sun Yang at the world championships highlight the problems with the system set up to protect the sport from doping.
Why swimmers are protesting against China’s Sun Yang at the World Championships.
Whistleblowing on doping can and does have life-altering implications for athletes – new research.
And why doping cheats may never be caught.
Conditional superannuation which can we withdrawn years after bankers retire might be the best way to get them to do the right thing.
The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to lift its ban on Russia’s drug testing has set off another controversy about whether there will ever be a level playing field in the world of sports.
While PPS is approved in oral capsule form to treat bladder inflammation, it is not yet approved as in injection for knee and bone problems. But AFL players have been given special access.
If the Australian cricketers involved in a ball-tampering scandal manage to return to the game, and do so triumphantly, it is likely they will be forgiven – and some may even forget their role in it.
Doping controversy around British cycling and athletics is the latest sign that sports authorities need to do something drastic.
Athletes have, on occasion, mounted successful defences of sabotage in doping cases.