18 May 2016

Olympics Doping Crackdown

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:17 pm on 18 May 2016

Another major doping crackdown is underway by the International Olympic Committee. Thirty one athletes from 12 countries and six sports could be banned from this year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.After the committee retested 454 selected doping samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008. 250 more results from retesting of samples from the games in London 2012 will happen shortly. Dick Pound helped found the World Anti-Doping Agency. He served as vice-president of the International Olympic Committee from 1987 to 1991 and again from 1996 to 2000. And he's one of the people who helped highlight the issues of doping and corruption in Russian athletics.