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Can we trust Olympic athletes?

The fear that doping is behind world records being smashed is tainting the Games

By Richard Moore  

Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson, left, looks over at rival Carl Lewis at the finish of the 100-meter race in Seoul, Korea, on Saturday, Sept. 24, 1988 ©Ira Gostin/AP/Press Association Images

Last week at the Rio Olympics, Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia won the women’s 10,000 metres in a time that shaved a whopping 14 seconds from a world record that had stood for 23 years. It was…

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