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Drug testing at Sochi Olympics will be toughest ever, says IOC chief

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Drug testing at Sochi Olympics will be toughest ever, says IOC chief
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Less than a week after the International Olympic Committee revealed it was re-testing samples from the 2006 Torino Games, their president Thomas Bach announced that the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi would see the ‘‘toughest-ever” anti-doping tests.

The 59-year-old, who was visiting the Seoul-based organising committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in PyeongChang, told journalists they would increase the pre-testing program by 57 percent compared to the Vancouver Games.

Bach is expected to lead the IOC until 2021 and is eligible to run for another four-year term.