Tuesday May 26, 2020

Ewan McKenna: Russia must be made to pay the penalty

Now the World Anti-Doping Agency is clapping itself on the back for a report it was pushed into doing

24th July, 2016
Richard McLarens report establishes for the first time that the doping system in Russian sport was state-runGetty

‘A bad conscience is easier to cope with than a bad reputation,”

said Friedrich Nietzsche . It’s the common mistake when it comes to mob mentality, and this has been no different. All week, in the frenzied clamour to vilify Russia and have them removed from the Rio Olympics, few have bothered to draw breath and take a step back.

Of course, far beyond just track and field, Russia should play no...

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