EDITORIAL: Let’s act now on dope cheats

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The news of the latest scandals in the world of track and field has left even the most simple-minded with a numbness. That a number of leading track and field athletes had tested positive for banned substances was not what was expected.
While this latest doping scandal does not involve any Barbadian athletes, there can be little relief for us since it involves many big names we have come to admire in an area of endeavour with which we readily identify. It also involves a number of Jamaicans, and for many across the world there is no real difference between Jamaicans and the rest of the English-speaking Caribbean.

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