The findings of the Australian Crime Commission’s report, Organised Crime and Drugs in Sport, have attracted a lot of public attention in the last week. In response to widespread misunderstandings, subsequent investigations of teams in the AFL and NRL and criticisms, Vanessa McDermott and I wrote a short piece that addresses … Continue Reading Aftermath of the ACC report
It’s been busy in the aftermath of the Lance Armstrong scandal. I received a request from my College, the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, to explain how Lance Armstrong has been sanctioned by the sport’s lawmakers without returning a positive sample or confessing. In doing so, I wanted to, at … Continue Reading Taken for a ride
The Conversation invited me to contribute another piece on the regulation of doping. It presented a great opportunity to team up with Ben Koh, a doctoral researcher at the University of Technology Sydney I met at a conference in Cambridge this past July. Read the original article, or simply check … Continue Reading Rethinking the regulation of doping
My recent article in The Conversation is below, or go straight to the original article. Punishing doping athletes isn’t a long-term solution By Kate Henne, Australian National University There has been much discussion in recent weeks about Lance Armstrong, his legacy, and charges levelled by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that the Texan cyclist … Continue Reading Does punishment stop doping?