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Shayna Jack: Sport Integrity Australia appeals reduction to drugs ban – Sydney Morning Herald

The Australian swimmer last month had her provisional four-year suspension cut in half but her battle to return to the pool is not over.

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In a statement, SIA chief executive David Sharpe said the decision to appeal was “based on the need for clarity in the application of key anti-doping legal principles”.
“Sport Integrity Australia will always act to ensure a level playing field for athletes,” Sharpe said. “In order to protect athletes and sporting competitions we must have clarity and consistency in the application of the World Anti-Doping Code.”
The development is not only an emotional nightmare for Jack, who last month expressed…

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