Athletics is crumbling.
Once a true barometer of individual prowess, the sport’s credibility has been slowly eroded by a spate of positive drug tests across the past three decades. It started with Ben Johnson in 1988 and has continued to tarnish athletics ever since.
As each new doping case crops up, it becomes increasingly difficult to watch a remarkable performance without cynicism. The strongest men’s high jump field in history is currently operating on the Diamond League circuit, the women’s distance races are the most compelling in years, but it’s the same topic that continues to divertRead More »from Why athletics’ reputation is in tatters again