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IOC Chief Bach Wants Protection for Clean Athletes Amidst Doping Scandal

IOC president Thomas Bach has called on organisations to protect clean athletes from doping and corrupting influences amidst the doping scandal.

Published: 09th December 2015 03:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th December 2015 03:33 PM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

LONDON: In a bid to restore credibility in the sport, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has called on organisations to protect clean athletes from doping and corrupting influences amidst the doping scandal engulfing the worldwide athletics.

Bach insisted that necessary steps should be implemented to ensure the protection of the clean athletes for the sake of sports’ credibility, the Guardian reported.

Earlier, Bach had also asked Russia to comply with doping regulations before Rio Olympics despite athletes being provisionally suspended from all competitions amidst mounting allegations of rampant doping scandal in the country.

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