IOC controls called into question

Positive doping test results announced last week have drawn criticism from many quarters, including the International Olympic Committee. After it was revealed Stefan Schumacher and Leonardo Piepoli tested positive during this year's Tour de France, IOC vice president Thomas Bach was highly critical of the sport and questioned the place of men's road cycling in future Olympic Games.

German TV network ARD revealed in its Sportschau program on Sunday night that the IOC concealed inadequacies and shortcomings in its anti-doping procedures during the Beijing Olympics. Details were provided that of the 4770 tests planned for the Games, 300 still lack proper documentation and results.

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