It was his fault.
On Wednesday, Sherone Simpson became the latest athlete to dip into the doping excuses manual and whip out the classic defence in an attempt to clear her own name.
Simpson’s argument: that she unwittingly took a banned substance provided to her by her Canadian trainer, Christopher Xuereb.
It’s a familiar theme – an athlete refusing to take responsibility for what enters their body. When they’re smashing out personal bests their interviews are packed full of one-line clichés about how success is down to their own hard work,Read More »from Why athletes must take responsibility for their drug tests