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dc.contributor.authorDimeo, Paulen_UK
dc.contributor.authorHunt, Thomas Men_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: From the sixties, the Olympic Games became one of the visible and international battlegrounds on drugs in sport. This is not to say that other areas were not important. Elite level events in cycling, athletics, weight-lifting and other sports provided key moments, scandals and a catalyst for policy changes. However, the historical and cultural symbolism of the Olympics charged the doping question with more significance than any other event or sport ever did. While a number of critical histories have detailed the failings and struggles of the IOC's fight against doping, none has directly asked the question, What was the contribution of the man who held the most important position in global anti-doping for over 30 years? Prince Alexandre de Merode was Chairman of the IOC Medal Commission from 1967 until his death in 2002.en_UK
dc.publisherInternational Society of Olympic Historiansen_UK
dc.relationDimeo P & Hunt TM (2009) Leading Anti-Doping in the IOC: the ambiguous role of Prince Alexandre de Merode. Journal of Olympic History, 17 (1), pp. 20-22.
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dc.titleLeading Anti-Doping in the IOC: the ambiguous role of Prince Alexandre de Merodeen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Olympic Historyen_UK
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dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Texas At Austinen_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorDimeo, Paul|0000-0002-4219-7687en_UK
local.rioxx.authorHunt, Thomas M|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
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