Tagged with "sport"
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    Doping: Does the power of sport outweigh corruption?

    With further revelations in The Sunday Times that marathon runners have been using blood doping techniques to cheat their way to victory, Luke J. Harris, a sports historian, asks whether the power of sport can ever outweigh that of corruption

    by Luke J. Harris  -  9 August 2015
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    Athletic bloodsports: why the IAAF is the next FIFA

    More than 800 athletes from around the world have suspicious blood-test results, which are at best highly unusual, at worst evidence of widespread doping, according to leaked data obtained by The Sunday Times. The not-fit-for-purpose IAAF should be ashamed, and clean and honourable athletes like our Jessica Ennis-Hill (pictured) are right to be outraged

    by Steven George-Hilley -  2 August 2015