Dope. Cheat. Repeat.


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A massive, state-sponsored doping program was unearthed in Russia several years ago, leading to the country being banned from the 2018 Olympics. Last week, it was reported that Russia had violated the terms of its new oversight, by submitting bogus data to the World Anti-Doping Agency. There is now the possibility that Russia will be banned from international sports competitions for four years. Reporter Tariq Panja joins us to talk about this latest chapter in the Russian doping scandal and what the future might hold for Russia and its athletes.

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