08 February 2010

Stevens Commission Narc Hotline Goes Live, European And US Phone Lines Overloaded

Phone service was disrupted throughout Europe and North America this week, after stakeholders in equestrian sport all converged on one single number, the FEI's new anti-doping and ethics intelligence hotline recommended by the Stevens Commission, to tattle on anyone and everyone who had ever slighted them or possibly looked at their horse wrong. According to the FEI, the hotline "aims to enable the FEI to be better positioned to control events, identify offenders, and monitor corruption and conflicts of interest." The FEI subsequently had to hire additional staff to handle all the intel received. The Carrot will be following any noteworthy cases that develop.

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