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The 'No Significant Fault or Negligence' Principle in Anti-Doping Litigation*

I have appeared in the last few years before the National Anti-Doping Panel at Sport Resolutions in London and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, on behalf of professional athletes. Such hearings mostly concerned appeals regarding periods of ineligibility imposed against athletes as a result of positive anti-doping tests. The adverse analytical findings were the result of the use of 'contaminated' nutritional supplements, which, unbeknown to the athletes, contained prohibited substances.