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Russians sabotaged London Olympics report finds

Anti-doping body says corruption findings 'of serious concern to clean athletes'

10th November, 2015
Athlete Rob Heffernan. Pic courtesy RTE.ie

Russia could be banned from next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

A probe has found that Russia "sabotaged" the London 2012 Games by running a state-sponsored doping programme.

The report from the World Anti-Doping Agency reveals full-scale corruption and "direct intimidation and interference by the Russian state".

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