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The Olympic drugs ban

Should an Olympic drugs ban last for life?
Today the British Olympic Association is going to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to defend its right to impose LIFETIME bans on athletes found to have taken performance enhancing drugs. The World Anti-Doping Agency says the bylaw amounts to a second punishment which breaches the international code on doping.

Listen out for Bethan Williams- Welsh Champion in the 1500 metres back in 1985. She strongly backs the idea of a life ban.

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Mon 12 Mar 2012 09:00

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