The International Olympic Committee has ordered hundreds of samples from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics to be re-tested in response to allegations of Moscow-orchestrated doping. Dozens of athletes already face Olympic bans after positive re-testing
The IOC is meeting in Peru this week, with the highlight meant to be the announcement of the hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. But recent events may cause delegates to have more pressing issues on their minds.
During a recent visit to Berlin, IOC President Thomas Bach called for the rights to host the 2024 and the 2028 Olympics to be awarded at the same time. Bach also said that the IOC needed to adjust to a new zeitgeist.
The International Olympic Committee is seeking legal advice weighing a possible Russian ban "versus the right to individual justice" for clean competitors. A commission will probe allegations of wrongdoing.
Hein Verbruggen, the former head of the International Cycling Union, has died. He was in charge of the UCI during the reign of disgraced doping offender Lance Armstrong.
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