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The Independent - United Kingdom | Sunday, August 2, 2015

Anti-doping officials in grand-scale fail

Blood tests on dozens of light athletics Olympic and world champions of the past 15 years indicate doping, yet nothing has been done about it, according to research conducted by ARD and The Sunday Times published on Sunday. The centre-left daily The Independent decries the failure of the institutions responsible: "The time has come for the public to learn the reasons for this official inertia on a grand scale. The obvious answer is an independent review of these cases and the events they covered, a line-by-line, race-by-race event-by-event investigation into each and every medal won in such circumstances. That is only fair for the public and the 'losers', if such they were."

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