December 10, 2006

USOC Ombuds: Anti-Doping System Snares Innocent Athletes

In today's LA Times, John Ruger, athlete ombudsman for the US Olympic Organizing Committee, is quoted as saying that the World Anti-Doping Agency sweeps up "two, three, five people every year who are not intentionally cheating." Ruger added: "If the anti-doping program is to succeed worldwide, athletes have to believe it's a fair process." (LA Times.)

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