“I Have No Explanation for all these Lies” Evidence Casts New Doubts on Russian Doping Whistleblower

For five years, the sporting world has been gripped by Russian manipulation of the anti-doping system. Now new evidence suggests the whistleblower who went into a witness protection program during the scandal may not have been entirely truthful.
Biathlete Olga Zaitseva at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Biathlete Olga Zaitseva at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Foto: Carlos Barria/ REUTERS
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Zaitseva, pictured here in Moscow at the end of June, was banned from competition as a biathlete for life by the IOC.

Zaitseva, pictured here in Moscow at the end of June, was banned from competition as a biathlete for life by the IOC.

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Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov in 2014

Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov in 2014

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