Angela Schneider

Dr. Angela J. Schneider is a professor in Kinesiology at Western University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Her research interests are philosophy and ethics in sport, Olympic Studies, and women and sport. Dr. Schneider was the first director for the World Anti-Doping Agency for Ethics and Education and is a former Assistant Dean for Ethics and Equity for the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University. She is an Olympian and won a silver medal in rowing for the women's Coxed Fours in the 1984 Olympics for Canada.

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Banned from the Tokyo Olympics for pot? Let the athletes decide what drugs should be allowed

The recent suspension of American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who was supposed to be heading to the Tokyo Olympic Games, for testing positive for marijuana has once again raised questions about what drugs should be banned from sports. Richardson’s suspension is seen by many as an absurd case — namely, the...

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