Welcome to the Science of Sport, where we bring you the second, third, and fourth level of analysis you will not find anywhere else.

Be it doping in sport, hot topics like Caster Semenya or Oscar Pistorius, or the dehydration myth, we try to translate the science behind sports and sports performance.

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Saturday, January 05, 2008

Top 8 of 2008 Review

Sports News Stories
One of our main purposes on this site is to try to bring sports news stories to life with a "behind-the-scenes' insight, borrowing from science and our own experience.  These are often 'opinion-pieces', news articles where we try to explain the hows and whys, but are not free of our own biases.  Hopefully they provide a different perspective!

Below are some of the big stories, and our opinions.

The Floyd Landis - Lance Armstrong affair
Caster Semenya - the battle rages on