Kenyan-born Ruth Jebet, just 19, waves the Bahraini flag after winning gold over Kenyan competitors at the Rio Olympics.
Kenya’s international success in track and field hides management inefficiencies and corruption that have frustrated athletes and fed a pipeline of runners willing to ditch the national flag
On their knees. Scrutiny and stigma for athletes has ramped up.
The history of the fight against drug taking in sport shows us why we’re in such a mess right now.
Athletes are marginalised in anti-doping processes led by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Having learned some hard lessons with the Essendon case, Australia should lead the way in developing a better approach to drug control and anti-doping in sport.
The standard of proof that applies in different types of judicial proceedings may result in quite different verdicts.
After saying he was ‘deeply suspicious’, a judge cleared a man of child pornography offences. We need to understand the standard of proof to make sense of verdicts, including AFL rulings on doping.
Armstrong on Oprah in 2013.
Lance Armstrong’s tough punishment may look deserved, but it may just be the highest-profile example of what’s wrong with anti-doping.
The new World Anti-Doping Code is around the corner, but it’s not likely to help anyone.
Professor Arnold Beckett, an English chemist and longstanding member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), played a leading role in developing tests to detect drug misuse in sports during the 1960s…