NEWS
 
No positive doping cases more than halfway through Sochi
None of 1,800 test have come back positive
1 0

More than halfway through the Sochi Olympics, the IOC's top anti-doping official says he's not surprised there have been no positive tests so far.    

Arne Ljungqvist, chairman of the IOC medical commission, says the stringent drug-testing system is working as a deterrent.    

He says "it's expected that people don't cheat and those who do are not here.''    

As of Friday night, Sochi organizers had conducted 1,799 tests, out of total of 2,453 planned for the games. No positive findings have been reported.    

Ljungqvist noted that only one positive test was recorded at the 2010 Vancouver Games.    

He says "it shows that the program is pretty efficient and serves as a deterrent.''

Categories:

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. john posted on 02/15/2014 10:32 AM
    or course we dont cheat we are not like the rest of the world .
showing all comments

DON'T MISS

GHOMESHI SPECIAL

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Listen to the special documentary presentation RIGHT HERE

GHOMESHI TRIAL

News and stories from the former CBC host’s sex assault trial

MILLARD TRIAL

Stories from the trial of Dellen Millard for the murder of Tim Bosma

 
1 0

More than halfway through the Sochi Olympics, the IOC's top anti-doping official says he's not surprised there have been no positive tests so far.    

Arne Ljungqvist, chairman of the IOC medical commission, says the stringent drug-testing system is working as a deterrent.    

He says "it's expected that people don't cheat and those who do are not here.''    

As of Friday night, Sochi organizers had conducted 1,799 tests, out of total of 2,453 planned for the games. No positive findings have been reported.    

Ljungqvist noted that only one positive test was recorded at the 2010 Vancouver Games.    

He says "it shows that the program is pretty efficient and serves as a deterrent.''

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. john posted on 02/15/2014 10:32 AM
    or course we dont cheat we are not like the rest of the world .
showing all comments

Top stories