Ben, On first blush one can easily jump on the “hate Kevin” bandwagon, however, after some digging I’m not so sure one should. The facts are pretty clear that the Doping rules were ambiguous at best if not misleading. The arbiter was right to admonish the WTC and governing bodies for the loose language surrounding TUE’s and process, and directing them to tighten the language. For this reason I submit that Kevin Moats should not have been ’s clear to me, regardless of Kevin Moats intent (of which only he can speak to) he appears to be only guilty of really bad judgment, (or playing with the rules?). I think that given the type of Ban that was levied against Kevin, the governing bodies know Kevin and council are correct. I see this as a way to try and save face and as well perhaps, send a strong message to those would be cheaters that they are being watching.
My beef with this ban is that Kevin Moats has now been painted with a brush that arguably he should not have been painted with. If he was honest about how he viewed the WTC rules and honest about his condition etc, then how does he recover from this?