“If a player withdraws due to an antidoping rule violation charge, it’s up to them to say what they want to say about that,” Miller said. “And, of course, if it subsequently comes out that the reason for doing so may not have been the real reason, or the complete reason, then it’s up to the player to explain why he or she did what he or she did.”I'd like Miller to give a full explanation for the "line in the sand" the ITF has decided to draw.
Miller said the federation had drawn a “line in the sand” about disclosing an infraction only after the tribunal had ruled it to be a violation worthy of punishment.
“It says if and when there is a violation, then you must publicly disclose it,” Miller said. “That’s all it says. There’s nothing else that is mandatory in terms of public disclosure.”
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Stuart Miller: "It’s up to them to say..."
Ben Rothenberg at the New York Times interviewed the ITF's anti-doping manager Stuart Miller. Here is the key text: