Sports Management

Asbel Kiprop banned for four years: The Final Decision and anti-doping insights

2019-04-23: Asbel Kiprop, former Olympic and three-time World 1500m champion, has been banned for four years for doping. Here are my insights on the Final Decision…

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Short Thought on Sport: Asbel Kiprop’s “positive test” and a chance for the biological passport to shine (or not)

2019-04-11: I’m back with a short thought on sport! Turns out these haven’t always been short enough to allow me to do them as often as…

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On Transgender athletes and performance advantages

2019-03-24: Ok, here goes. I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, but time and energy have not allowed it. But I’ve just been involved…

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4-bullet Friday: More on the age-elite athlete thing, you all rock, plus “My most interesting” links for you

2019-02-08: Real quick-fire today, with some links and things I found interesting this week: On Wednesday, I wrote a short thought on whether the conventional wisdom…

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The aging of elite performance: “Geriatric champions” and have the rules for getting older changed?

2019-02-06: Yesterday, I was sent this link. It says that Dwain Chambers, he of THG and a doping ban in 2004 (!), is making a comeback,…

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NUDGE: A data-driven attempt at reducing concussion risk in rugby. A process explained

2018-10-16: Rugby, like many contact sports, faces a concussion issue. Over the last three years, I have been involved in research and subsequent law change…

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Letter to BJSM reinforcing call for retraction of IAAF research on testosterone in women

2018-08-02: Along with two prominent scientists, we have recently called for the research study on testosterone's effects in women athletes to be retracted. This research…

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Can we trust the Tour, Sky and Chris Froome: Le Monde Op-Ed

2018-07-06: The French newspaper Le Monde asked me to write an Op-Ed on the 2018 Tour de France, specifically addressing the question "Can we trust Chris…

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Team Sky and Marginal Games

2018-01-15: UKAD sent a scathing letter to British Cycling, outlining a series of improper and sub standard processes and governance issues in the aftermath of their…

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