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17 March 2011

Sport controlled too much by criminal underground

The criminal underworld controls "a significant proportion" of world sport, including the distribution of doping substances and attempted bribery of drug-testing labs.

The criminal underworld controls "a significant proportion" of world sport, including the distribution of doping substances and attempted bribery of drug-testing labs, a global anti-doping leader said.

"We get it in the anti-doping world," he added. "Doping control officers have been bribed or have been attempted to be bribed. There have been examples internationally of labs being subject to brown envelopes."

 
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