Demonising Justin Gatlin
13th September 2015
• The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has required the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) to disclose the terms of its agreement with West Ham United to use London’s Olympic Stadium (pictured), in a 3 September decision. As outlined in the decision, it is alleged that public money is being used to finance West Ham’s tenure at the stadium.
• Snooker player Stephen Lee, who was banned for 12 years on 25 September 2013 for accepting bribes to fix professional snooker matches in 2008 and 2009, has opened a snooker academy in China, reports the BBC.
• The Ethics Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has found Techiman City FC and Wa African United guilty of bribery and match fixing, it said in a 14 September statement. The GFA today granted Techiman City’s application for a Stay of Execution, pending its appeal against the 14 September decision.
Recent Decisions in the Shayna Jack1 and Andrea Iannone2 cases illustrate that when an athlete...