The tally of athletes who have tested positive for meldonium in 2016 continues to grow, now well over 100 athletes across multiple sports. None are more prominent than Maria Sharapova, whose announcement of a positive test last month sent shockwaves through the sporting world. The issues raised by the slew of positive tests offer an opportunity to improve anti-doping regulations and to further democratize sports governance.The argument is a preview of what I'll argue in greater depth in The Edge. Comments welcomed.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Meldonium: WADA, Science and Due Process
a piece up in Newsweek today on the Meldonium mess in sport. Here is how it starts: