You probably have heard all the commotion surrounding the degradation of the WADA’s case regarding Floyd Landis. Currently in the online newspaper Sportingo.com, there is a great summary of the current situation by Daniel a.k.a Rant Your Head Off.
To some, this might seem the be all end all in technicalities. So two people were involved in both tests. How bad can that be? If they were good enough to do the first test, their work should be good enough for the second test. Well, there is a reason for the protocols keeping the two testers apart and the testee anonymous.
I tried to outline why this is critical enough to throw out a case when this protocol is violated. what do you think?