The the IOC Athletes Forum also wants stiffer penalties going as far as a lifetime ban which is in line with the British Olympic Committee’s (BOA) lifetime Olympic ban that recently came under pressure when the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland ruled against an IOC rule barring athletes who have received drug bans of more than six months from competing in the next Games. This ruling has lead the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the BOA to butt heads.
According to an AP report. “WADA has simply suggested that the BOA consider its rule in light of all the information available to it,” Fahey said in a statement. “WADA has not taken, and will not take, this matter to the CAS.” – read more HERE.