Last updated on: 8/8/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Aug. 2, 2015 – Leaked Doping Tests Indicate Widespread Doping in Track and Field, Olympics, and Marathons

“Secret data revealing the extraordinary extent of cheating by athletes at the world’s most prestigious events can be disclosed for the first time today [Aug. 2, 2015], after the biggest leak of blood-test data in sporting history…

The blood-doping data reveals that a third of medals, including 55 golds, have been won in endurance events at the Olympics and world championships by athletes who have recorded suspicious tests — yet the authorities have failed to take away any of the medals…

The data in the files has been kept under lock and key for years at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) Monaco headquarters, but was released by a whistleblower who was seriously concerned about its ‘disturbing’ content…

More than 800 athletes — one in seven of those named in the files — have recorded blood-test results described by one of the experts as ‘highly suggestive of doping or at the very least abnormal’.”