The European Convention on Human Rights guarantees, subject to listed exceptions, the right to respect for private and family life1. The concept of 'private life' is extensive: in the sporting context it is relevant to the enforcement of anti-doping policy, including the obligation to submit to out-of-competition testing2, the tests themselves involving the taking of urine and blood samples3 and the confidentiality of the names of sports persons, who are the subject of tests, unless and until any allegations against them have been proved. It is also engaged where the media or others seek to disclose details of a
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