Russian Doping Woe Flowed As WADA Went To Work; Suspensions Inconsistent

The latest two doping cases to make the FINA file this week are not from swimming but water polo – and are worth registering because one offence took place even as the World Anti-Doping Agency had investigators trampling through town and because they highlight inconsistency of treatment when it comes to the length of suspension imposed

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The latest two doping cases to make the FINA file this week are not from swimming but water polo – and are worth registering because one offence took place even as the World Anti-Doping Agency had investigators trampling through town and because they highlight inconsistency of treatment when it comes to the length of suspension imposed

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clive rushton

If you have a TUE for medical use of marajuana can you ingest the weed legally as far as FINA/WADA are concerned? Academic question obviously.

Craig Lord

Obviously, academic, Clive… I don’t see weed on the possible TUEs list but there may be a case for making it obligatory alongside the tea and biscuits in the sporting boardroom – think of all the suffering that might be alleviated, all the good that might emerge from the smoke of alternative thinking; an act of mercy, especially so at this time of year 🙂

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