Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Ashling O’Connor Biography

Title:
Olympics Correspondent for The Times
Position:
Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

“Their by-law and the spirit of the laws in this country have been unanimously upheld. The message that has come from this is that drug cheats don’t go to the Olympics, and that has to be a positive one for the sport.”

“Analysis: Ashling O’Connor Gives Her Verdict on the Dwain Chambers Ruling,” TimesOnline website, July 18, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Olympics Correspondent, The Times, Jan. 2008-present
  • Sports Writer and Bombay Correspondent, The Times, 2000-2008
  • Former Media Correspondent, Financial Times
  • Former Staff, Reading Newspaper Company
Education:
  • BA, History, University of Nottingham
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Drug Tests Used in Sports