unwittingly?is there a possibility that he may not have revealed the full extent and time-frame of his drug use Surelythe limitation period in Article 17 cannot be used to defeat the underlying purpose of the WADA Anti-Doping Code ie a dope-free sport There does not appear to be any guidance on the scope and intent of Article 17but the WADA would do well to carve out certain exceptionswhich would grant it the authority to initiate action against an athlete even if drug-use has been detected (either by a disclosure by the player or by any other credible source) after the expiry of the limitation period Even granting that the WADA may not be in a position to exercise its jurisdiction in the present casewhat of the ATP The ATP has to actand act fast against Agassiin the interests of salvaging the credibility of tennis as a dope-free sport The WADA has indicated that it will be asking the ATP and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to investigate whether Agassi lied on oath after he tested positive for crystal meth In this contextit is pertinent to note that the ATP requires every professional tennis player who is registered with it to sign a document entitled Players Consent and Agreement to ATP Official Rules Bookaccording to which such player consents and agrees to be bound and to comply with the rules formulated by ATP from time to time This document contains a specific provision which refers to the Anti-Doping Programme administered by ITF at ATP-sanctioned events By signing this documentthe player submits himself to the jurisdiction and authority of ITF to manageadminister and enforce the Anti-Doping Programme and to the jurisdiction and authority of the Anti-Doping Tribunal and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to determine any charges brought under the Anti-Doping Programme If the ATP and ITF are serious about projecting tennis as a dope-free sportthey can exercise their jurisdiction over Agassi and his entourage at that point in timemake a reference to the CASand ask that the CAS penalise Agassi and his entourage appropriately for breaching the terms of the ATP Official Rules Bookparticularly those in relation to anti-doping As Harsha Bhogle pointed out in his column in this paper recentlypardoning Agassi for his offences will allow other players to cross the line as wellwhich can only be detrimental to sport at large The writer heads the sports practice at the law firm MMB LegalBangalore For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related Newsbut also on the credibility of tennis as a sport. PTIThe BCCI Disciplinary Committee today deferred a decision on the tainted duo of Ajit Chandila and Hiken Shah till 5 January As a result, Arsenal’s difficult season ended on a high when Olivier Giroud’s hat-trick lifted them to a 4-0 win over Aston Villa on Sunday. with 30 County Championship wickets at under 30 apiece. hopefully for the second,” Watling added. but I know the boys are determined.
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