IOC fires back at proposal for US anti-doping law

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued a rebuke to US calls to force through a law that would allow officials to police doping that occurs outside its borders.

The IOC has responded after a hearing in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, which addresses security, cooperation and human rights issues in Europe. The Commission called on the U.S. Congress to pass a bill designed to crack down on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in major international sporting competitions.

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