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IOC urged to test athletes earlier

Updated: September 25, 2012, 2:38 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- The World Anti-Doping Agency wants the IOC to test athletes further ahead of Olympic competitions to catch drug cheats.

A WADA panel that monitored the anti-doping program at the London Olympics suggested Tuesday the IOC adopt its tactics instead of simply conducting more tests. An Olympic-record 5,132 tests were conducted after the athletes village opened and eight athletes were caught.

"It may be useful to consider limiting future increases to overall test numbers in ...

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