Few sports performances are regarded without suspicion these days. Nowhere was this more evident than in the recent Tour de France, where the winner, Chris Froome of the British Team Sky, spent three weeks responding to skeptics about his exceptional performances, which rivaled those of doped champions, including Lance Armstrong.
Then there are the recent doping allegations made by several athletes and staff against the former marathoner Alberto Salazar, head coach of the Nike Oregon Project, a training program for elite distance runners. (Mr. Salazar has denied the allegations.) Among the project’s athletes is the double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah, who was questioned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency last week as part of its investigation into Mr.… Seguir leyendo »