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Nick Butler: Another week of "zero tolerance" on doping as IOC play pass the buck with swimming and biathlon

Nick Butler: Another week of "zero tolerance" on doping as IOC play pass the buck with swimming and biathlon

I was hoping there might be a new issue on the agenda to tackle other than Russian doping when returning to work over the weekend following a post-Olympic break. Alas, this proved not to be the case as we were hit by a double whammy of convoluted buck-passing between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and world governing bodies for two major sports.




FINA blame IOC for Rio 2016 doping criticism

FINA blame IOC for Rio 2016 doping criticism

International Swimming Federation (FINA) President Julio Maglione has hit back at stinging criticism from three resigning members of the organisation's Doping Review Control Board (DRCB) by stressing they are at "the forefront" of the fight against drug use and have always adopted "transparency and zero tolerance" in their approach.