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The legalisation of drugs in sport may be fairer and safer

By J Savulescu, B Foddy, M Clayton, N Bc and The Persian Army L


the plain of Marathon, 25 miles from Athens. The Athenians sent a mes-senger named Feidipides to Sparta to ask for help. He ran the 150 miles in two days. The Spartans were late. The Athenians attacked and, although out-numbered five to one, were victorious. Feidipides was sent to run back to Athens to report victory. On arrival, he screamed ‘‘We won’ ’ and dropped dead from exhaustion. The marathon was run in the first modern Olympics in 1896, and in many ways the athletic ideal of modern athletes is inspired by the myth of th

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