Sports lawyer Michelle Gallen, a former senior adviser at the Australian Sports Drug Agency, analyses the issues.
In the sporting world, a nasty 15th century phenomenon has resurfaced in the last few months.
is researching for a PhD in international law, examining the legal issues surrounding drugs in sport in a range of jurisdictions, with an end view to recommending a model law for anti-doping.She worked for several years as a senior advisor at the Australian Sports Drug Agency; is a selector for Triathlon Australia; was an elite swimmer with the Australian Institute of Sport and now races triathlons.
This article is a short version of a paper Ms Gallen
is preparing for submission to legal journals.