Cheating Aussies and a mealy-mouthed apology
Have public apologies become meaningless? Australian cricket is in crisis after their team was caught blatantly cheating. Captain Steve Smith faces a lengthy ban as his tepid apology falls flat.
Cheats and corruption ‘sabotaged’ London 2012
World athletics is in crisis after a damning report into doping called for the suspension of Russia from all competition. Can cheating be rooted out, or is it endemic in competitive sport?
‘Sportsmanship dead’ after cricket controversy
When the ball nicked Stuart Broad’s bat in the vital moments of this week’s Ashes match, the old cricketing code says he should have walked. He did not. Is this the end of honesty in sport?
Cycling legend branded a drugs ‘kingpin’
In a damning report, Lance Armstrong has been accused of leading the most sophisticated sports doping programme ever. Is this cycling and charity icon a fallen hero?
Second place Pistorius rages at unfair advantage
In one of the Paralympics’ biggest upsets, record-breaker Oscar Pistorius was beaten in the men’s 200m. He claims his rival’s prosthetics gave an unfair advantage. Are his criticisms fair?