In the 'They never learn' category', it appears ex-BALCO client and current comeback sprinter Dwain Chambers continues use ex-BALCO boss Victor Conte as his go-to expert in performance enhancement.
You would think Chambers, now trying to work his way back into track, would refrain from association with the man who supplied him with illegal steroids and PEDs. Apparently not the way he thinks.
Athletic's world governing body has admitted it is shocked that Dwain
Chambers has reunited with controversial coach Victor Conte.
Conte spent four months in jail for his role in the Balco Laboratory scandal that rocked athletics.
Chambers tested positive for the banned substance THG in 2003 and served a two-year ban.
But the sprinter is using a hi-tech breathing device to boost his oxygen capacity under the supervision of Conte.
The IAAF said the disgraced sprinter, who won the 60 metres title in the European Indoor Championships last week, should distance himself from Conte.
"We're very surprised that he's still associating with people like Mr Conte," an IAAF statement said.
"And if he's looking forward to a career and claiming that he's doing that in all legality, it's probably wise to disassociate yourself with people with a reputation for being involved in doping in sport."
The device simulates high altitute. And Victor Conte simulates a coach