International Intrigue, Doping and Diaries

DEVELOPING: The New York Times has seen the journals of Grigory Rodchenkov, the former director of Russia’s antidoping lab, and the IOC is very interested in their contents. 

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“On Feb. 3, four days before the Sochi Games began, Rodchenkov’s preparations culminated with his presentation to Mutko, the sports minister. In a meeting at Mutko’s office at the local organizing committee’s headquarters, Rodchenkov wrote that day, he had handed Mutko a copy of the “Duchess list,” naming the dozens of Russian Olympians who were ingesting the drug cocktail and would have their incriminating urine swapped out with their prestocked clean urine.”

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 Image: Hilary Swift/NYT

Image: Hilary Swift/NYT