Newsweek, October 12, 2016

[by Roger Pielke]

The Norwegian researchers ask: “Does WADA have any tests for uncovering false positives? At the moment, clean athletes have reason to be concerned.” Being wrongly accused can end an athlete’s career.

“…..raises questions about whether the anti-doping system is biased against the rights of athletes.

The work of the independent researchers in Norway is to be commended for raising important, substantive questions about the fairness of several recent anti-doping judgments. But if anti-doping regulations are to improve, elite athletes need to rely on much more than just the kindness of strangers with expertise.

It seems likely that his conviction was illegitimate.

More generally, to the long list of improvements needed in anti-doping, we should add….improving integrity standards in anti-doping science.


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