Demonising Justin Gatlin
13th September 2015
• The Indonesian football association (PSSI) has indicated that it may consider legal action regarding allegations that its U23 team had been involved in match-fixing at the 2015 South East Asian (SEA) Games. ‘I’m sure that the PSSI will not remain silent on suspicions that we have been involved in match-fixing’, PSSI Chairman La Nyalla Mattalitti posted on Twitter. ‘PSSI will take legal action for defamation’.
• The National Basketball Association (NBA) has removed its objection to Canada’s atempts to legalise sports betting, reports sports lawyer Ryan Rosenberg, writing for ESPN.
• The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has cleared Thomas Sweswe of match-fixing, reports NewsDay.
• Sam Alvey has alleged in a podcast that most people currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) are using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). Last week, the US Anti-Doping Agency USADA and the UFC announced a new anti-doping policy.
• Jonathan Tiernan-Locke, who is currently serving a backdated two-year ban for irregularities in his Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), has told a cycling website that the ABP would not stand scrutiny in a court of law.
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