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2017-05-03: A proposal to recalibrate the track and field world records by removing all records set prior to 2005 has caused considerable controversy. I offer……Read More »
2017-04-24: The history of antidoping can be divided into two overlapping phases. There was once a huge lack of a "way" - inadequate tools to catch……Read More »
2017-04-03: An explosive new investigative report has revealed that numerous athletes have tested positive when their samples from Beijing 2008 were retested. They include Jamaican male……Read More »
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 »