The concept of the ‘natural’ turns out to be imperfect, contestable, but also necessary and useful.
Thomas H Murray is the author of Good Sport: Why Our Games Matter and How Doping Undermines Them, published in January 2018 by Oxford University Press.
Genetically altering your talents might change what it means to be natural—or not.
Three hundred eighty-nine athletes were provisionally approved by the IOC. How? We don’t know.