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Degette Files Bill to Make Doping at International Competitions, Such As Olympics, a Crime

Jan 29, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colorado, issued the following news release:

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) sponsored legislation introduced today to make it a federal crime to engage in a doping scheme designed to influence the outcome of a major international athletic competition, such as the Olympics.

The move comes one week after the World Anti-Doping Agency refused to uphold the suspension of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency for its role in the 2014 Russian state-sponsored doping scandal th...