Elite athletes are celebrities. The public know about their salaries, love life and family life, but should we know about their medical history or should that remain private? There is no common global consensus regarding the treatment of sportsmen and sportswomen's medical data. So how does it work in different sports and different countries? Medical … Continue reading Should Athletes’ Health be Public?
A Brief History In 1999 the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established following the World Conference on Doping in Sport held in Lausanne, Switzerland, as a result of what was called the "Declaration of Lausanne" by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). As an independent governing body, WADA's goal is to "promote, coordinate, and monitor the fight against … Continue reading WADA & Whereabouts
Why is it socially acceptable, that every time a sexual abuse scandal comes to light, (like with USA Gymnastics -Dr.Nassar) the mass response is "we knew something was going on"? As a society we encourage people to speak up, but at the same time are not taking the necessary steps to make sure none of this … Continue reading Athletes > Medals