Ned Overend says Dopers Should be JailedBy Steve Casimiro on January 17th, 2013
Ned Overend, who might be the most respected mountain biker in the history of the sport, is calling for stricter punishment of cyclists who are busted for doping, saying that they should be treated as criminals. “My opinion is, it needs to be a crime to cheat in sports, to take drugs in sports. Unless they make it a crime, they’re going to have a hard time controlling” doping, he said. Overend points out that dopers effectively steal hundred thousands of dollars from racers who didn’t cheat. “That’s a crime and needs to be made a crime, so these guys would be going to jail,” said the Lung. Via Cyclingnews.
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