German Fed Official ‘Quits’ In Clash Of Anti-Doping Rules & Domestic Legal Rights

Give everything, take nothing: Nada's welcome presence was unavoidable as Berlin hosted the European Championships in the former East 25 years after the fall of the Wall in 2014 - though someone forgot the box marked EPO when it came to anti-doping tests for the meet and FINA refused to ratify some world records established in Berlin until told to do so by the CAS

Clemens Stewing, a lawyer, is reported to have resigned just months after being elected vice-president of German swimming federation (DSV) over concerns that swimmers must sign away their rights to turn to domestic courts for justice in doping cases. In law, Stewing’s point may be obvious, but we must turn to swimming history and the international rule book that governs all competitive swimmers harbouring ambitions to race in waters beyond their back yard to find the sting in the tail

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