• 4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

    6 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    SOCHI, Russia - Would you drink a sample from the Sochi doping lab? The building at the center of a Russia doping scandal which rocked the 2014 Winter Olympics now hosts a restaurant celebrating its notoriety amid a tourism boom. Former lab director Grigory Rodchenkov has testified to doping Russian stars and covering up...
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  • 4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

    4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

    6 days ago - By National Post

    SOCHI, Russia - Would you drink a sample from the Sochi doping lab?
    The building at the centre of a Russia doping scandal which rocked the 2014 Winter Olympics now hosts a restaurant celebrating its notoriety amid a tourism boom.
    Former lab director Grigory Rodchenkov has testified to doping Russian stars and covering up for them, but four years on, the cocktails offered in the same space contain only alcohol, not steroids.
    There's the B Sample, named after the second test that often confirms whether a doping athlete is guilty. It's a punchy shot of tequila, sambuca and hot sauce...
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