IOC calls for further investigations on Russia doping allegations

epa05303340 (FILE) A file picture dated 23 February 2014 of the Olympic flag (R) and the Russian flag (L) during the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games in the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 13 May 2016 called for immediate investigations on allegations of Russian state-sponsored doping at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Grigory Rodchenkov, former head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory, admitted that banned performance-enhancing substances have been supplied and urine samples have been exchanged before and during the Sochi 2014 Olympics, the New York Times reported on 12 May 2016. EPA/KAY NIETFELD *** Local Caption *** 52379137 ** Usable by LA, CT and MoD ONLY **
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