19 Jul 2016

Will Russia be banned from the Rio Olympics?

From Nine To Noon, 9:46 am on 19 July 2016

A damning report by the World Anti-Doping Agency released overnight confirms allegations by the former head of Russia's national anti-doping lab that urine samples from athletes were swapped clean ones with the help of Russian intelligence and anti-doping officials. The International Olympic Committee is holding a phone conference tonight and has said it will not hesitate to use the toughest sanctions available. German investigative journalist Hajo Seppelt who was one of the first people to expose the extent of Russia's drug cheating, with a documentary called "Top Secret Doping: How Russia Produces Its Winners".