BOA will not relent in battle against scrapping lifetime ban for drug cheats
The British Olympic Association have launched a staunch defence of the by-law that bans British drug cheats for life and have vowed to fight against plans to scrap it in March.
For the last 20 years any British athlete found guilty of taking performance-enhancing drugs has been banned for competing for Britain in the Olympics, but that could all change during a court hearing scheduled for March 17.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hear a challenge to the by-law from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), who have accused the BOA of breaking their anti-doping code.
Other countries currently ban their drug cheats for a minimum of two years, but BOA chairman Lord Moynihan says... read more
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