Discussion

Unions want to stop rec drug testing

Updated: October 4, 2010, 6:25 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The player unions representing footballers and cricketers in England have called for recreational drugs to be removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list.

Rather than punishing athletes who test positive for cocaine and marijuana during in-competition testing with a two-year ban for a first offense, the groups the focus should be on rehabilitation.

"We have to make sure that a guy struggling with a problem can step forward and receive help to get that issue ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE SPORTS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM