The revelations would be even more disturbing if they weren’t so common, with Olympic leaders announcing on a regular basis that they are stripping medals from athletes who doped at previous Games.
On Thursday, the International Olympic Committee said the campaign to retest stored samples had netted eight more cheaters from the 2012 London Games.
The news came a day after nine athletes from the 2008 Beijing Games were found to have used performance-enhancing drugs.
Scores of athletes have been caught since the retesting program began.
This week’s positives included medalists from Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Russia and Ukraine. Weightlifting...