IOC: Gene doping test in works
BEIJING -- Anti-doping experts reported progress Thursday in the search for a reliable test for gene doping, although they still don't know when it will be ready for use in competition.
IOC medical commission chairman Arne Ljungqvist said a test would be put into use at the Olympics and other events as soon as a method is proven reliable -- regardless of whether hard evidence shows athletes are manipulating their genes to improve performance.
No such evidence exists so far, although ...
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