doping

There Will Be No Blanket Ban On Russian Athletes At The Rio Olympics

There Will Be No Blanket Ban On Russian Athletes At The Rio Olympics

The trainwreck that will likely be the Rio Olympics is almost here and it was possible that Russia, an entire nation with a huge presence at Olympic games, wouldn’t be able to participate due to allegations of widespread doping before, during, and after the Sochi games in 2014.

Doping Regulations Are A Matter Of Scientific Perspective

Doping Regulations Are A Matter Of Scientific Perspective

A lot of people get very upset about doping in sport. They may well have a point — but maybe a little scientific perspective is required. Randal Monroe puts the issue well in the alt text of today’s XKCD cartoon: