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Singapore athlete's doping ban a stern reminder

If you're an athlete, the little things do matter.

The four-year ban imposed by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Committee (NADC) on national para-sprinter Mohammad Khairi Ishak last week after failing an out-of-competition doping test is a reminder of this.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 19, 2018, with the headline 'Athlete's ban a stern reminder'. Print Edition | Subscribe