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scro
22-10-2015, 06:03 AM
http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/darts/34593161?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_sport&%2338;ns_source=facebook&%2338;ns_linkname=sport

I really do think the governing bodies of sports (is darts even a sport?) are in danger of overstepping reasonable boundaries. Many sportsmen have now been banned for the use of substances that provide no competitive advantage and provided they aren't under the influence whilst competing are causing no harm other than to themselves.

I see no reasonable argument for the governing bodies testing and banning for these substances. I include dettori anf Livermore in this, by all means test them if you employ them but the governing bodies have no right to do this anymore than they do enforcing an alcohol ban.