Sun 1 August 2010, The Times
Athletics finally accepts that drugs don’t work
By Simon Barnes
Modern athletics has been a tale of drugs: those who got caught, those who got away with it, individuals who tried it on, coaches who tried it on, nations who turned the whole thing into a system. It’s time we acknowledged that track and field has moved on. As I spent a few days at the European Championships, I found joy in postmodern athletics.