More athletes set to be banned as IOC takes ‘decisive action’ ahead of Rio 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Tuesday) announced that up to 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from the 2016 Olympic Games following a wave of fresh testing of samples from the 2008 Games in Beijing, with president Thomas Bach stating the measures represent a “powerful strike” against drug cheats.

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