Doping in sport: the spirit of sports, human rights and human resource development dilemma

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The spirit of sports, namely ethics, fair play and honesty; health; excellence in performance; character and education; fun and joy; teamwork; dedication and commitment; respect for rules and laws; respect for self and other participants; courage; community and solidarity. Sports governing bodies consider the principal policy of anti-doping regulation as a creation of a level playing field. This article explores the spirit of sport, namely, ethics, fair play, honesty, health, excellence in performance, the interplay with International law and Human Development. The article considers fundamental rights, their applicability and justification to doping disputes. An analysis is made on the impact of adjudication of a doping dispute on fundamental human rights and human resources.

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P K Kurgat

Moi University

The Department of History, Political Science and Public Administration

A J Kurgat

Moi University

The Department of Development Studies


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