Conflict & Justice

An Olympic Task: Catching Drug Cheats at the London Games


Inside Olympic drug-testing lab (Photo: BBC)

The London Summer Olympics are already over for some athletes.

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Bans for nine track and field athletes were announced this week after the athletes failed drug tests.

Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with BBC Science correspondent Matt McGrath about efforts to keep drug cheats from competing at the Games.