Should Doping Be Allowed?

Watching the Olympics is a little more complicated than it used to be. We can still identify the…

Georgia (Aug 9, 2012) — Watching the Olympics is a little more complicated than it used to be. We can still identify the contenders, root for our favorites and revel in the outcome. But now there’s a new, not very gratifying dimension to the experience: many of us withhold complete enthusiasm until the drug tests come back clean.

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http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/08/07/should-doping-be-allowed-in-sports?partner=rss&emc=rss

Sports offer unscripted drama in which the uncertainty and empathy grab our attention. Waiting for “the truth,” sometimes through a long series of arbitration hearings and appeals lasting years, can put a damper on the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.



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