Third party ownership remains a problem in football but on an unseen level, warned legal experts in football, who also cautioned that player contracts vary too much and still do not offer sufficient protection.
The EAA’s suggestion to erase athletic records not living up to new criteria for anti-doping prompted accusations of doping cover-ups performed by EAA president Svein Arne Hansen during his time as head of the Bislett Games.
Ria Van Landeghem was suspended ahead of the ’88 Seoul Olympics due to results of her doping test. The athlete has contested the result ever since. Now, after almost 30 years, her suspension has been deemed ‘unjustified’.