Zero tolerance against doping: IOC president

Zero tolerance against doping: IOC president

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International Olympics Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Monday said they will take action with zero tolerance against any athlete if found guilty in the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field.Bach said it is up to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to investigate the allegations."If there should be cases involving results at Olympic Games, the IOC will react with zero tolerance with our usual policy," Bach was quoted as saying by BBC.German broadcaster ARD and The Sunday Times newspaper in Britain said they gained access to the results of blood tests involving 5,000 athletes.

The leaked files came from the database of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).The report found that 146 medals including 55 golds in disciplines ranging from 800 meters to the marathon at the Olympics and World Championships were won by a...

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