DOPING FIGHT SHIFTS FROM BLOOD TO BRAIN

”The problem with anti-doping rules is they take a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach and don’t take into account cultural variation, especially when it comes to the idea of fairness and winning,” Connor said.

”A key aspect of the anti-doping fight is building the belief that anti-doping is effective and fair.

”Athletes, coaches and administrators also have to believe that anti-doping rules and regulations are reasonable and don’t unduly burden an athlete.

”If athletes have a perception those anti-doping rules are not fair, legitimate and in their best interests, they won’t comply with them.”

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