The International Olympic Committee and the search for gene-doping test

The following is an edited excerpt.

Anti-doping experts reported progress on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in the search for a reliable test for gene doping, although they still don’t know when it will be ready for use in competition.

IOC medical commission chairman Arne Ljungqvist said a test would be put into use at the Olympics and other events as soon as a method is proven reliable — regardless of whether hard evidence shows athletes are manipulating their genes to improve performance.

Read the full story here: Experts report progress on gene-doping test; unsure when ready for use on athletes at Olympics

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