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When "star" athletes are permitted to dope and get a dispensation to cheat

UPDATE: Guardian article (see below).

Following on from my previous post, the BBC had this today. It reduces even further the very little confidence I have in WADA and the way in which the “sporting establishment” have permitted “stars” to cheat. 527 more words

Ethics

WADA MESS!

So Bradley Wiggins has to play the game now. Sitting on the Andrew Marr show trying to explain, through Marr, to people who don’t want to listen, that his medication was in response to a medical condition and not an attempt to gain an unfair advantage. 590 more words

Ramblings

Further TUEs Leaked as Wiggins Forced To Appear on TV to Explain His Actions

As the hackers known as Fancy Bears revealed medical information attributed to Olympic gold medallist Fabian Cancellara and Tour of Britain winner Steve Cummings on Friday afternoon, Bradley Wiggins found himself still embroiled in a heated debate about his own use of TUEs.  1,137 more words

UCI

To do list for a planned or emergency visit to the Hospital for a treatment or surgery.

This is a checklist from the best website of any anti-doping agency in the world after my opinion, USADA. Each country shall have a anti-doping agency, but not all are as proagressive as the one for USA. 547 more words

WADA

Remarkable how so many top athletes take asthma medication

When top athletes get out of breath while competing it is called “Exercise Induced Asthma”. Getting out of breath is surely a consequence of the athlete’s physical condition and it seems to me that EIA is an entirely invented medical condition. 264 more words

Ethics

Cyber hackers publish medical data for Mo Farah.

Olympic champions Mo Farah, was among athlete targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says was hacked by a Russian cyber espionage group. 284 more words

IOC

About the Russian group who hacked WADA database, alleges doping by Serena, Venus

According to the Fancy Bears’ group, Serena was allowed to take banned substances in 2010, 2014 and 2015. (AFP) 604 more words

Sports