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Thorpe criticizes Commonwealth Games

Updated: July 17, 2002, 11:28 AM ET
Associated Press

SYDNEY, Australia -- Ian Thorpe criticized organizers for not planning to test for the performance-enhancing substance EPO during the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

"Once you introduce tests to eradicate drug use in sport, it's disappointing that it's not going to be used at every opportunity," Thorpe said Wednesday. "If it was used in competition you might catch one athlete and that's enough to justify its inclusion."

The swimmer won three gold medals and two silvers at the 2000 Sydney ...

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