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2016-10-19: The doping case of Steven Colvert is crucial because it asks questions of the trustworthiness of the science that is used to catch dopers. This……Read More »
2016-08-05: Should we legalise doping? Make it open to all, and avoid the controversy and scandal. A regular issue comes around for the Olympics. In……Read More »
2016-08-01: In response to my recent critique of Matthew Syed's article on whistleblowers and secrecy, he sent me an email and requested it be published here……Read More »
2016-07-29: Matthew Syed recently wrote a piece dismissing the real fears of whistleblowers over retribution when they dare to speak up about doping in sport. ……Read More »
2016-02-09: A guest opinion piece by anti-doping advocate Renee Anne Shirley, describing the two sides of Dick Pound, who led the recent investigation into the IAAF's……Read More »
2015-11-10: The IAAF response to the doping scandal has hardly been reassuring. Nor was its position when the allegations first emerged. What is the……Read More »
2015-11-10: The WADA report into the IAAF’s alleged doping cover-ups came out yesterday, and Twitter was rocking. So many journalists and commenters wrote excellent summaries and……Read More »