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IOC President Thomas Bach reacts to “Independent Person” Report.

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The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, today reacted to the publication of the report of Professor McLaren:

‘Professor McLaren’s completed report demonstrates a fundamental attack on the integrity of sport.

For me as an Olympian, any athlete or official who took part in such a sophisticated manipulation system should be excluded for life from any participation from the Olympic Games in whatever capacity.

In cooperation with Professor McLaren the IOC will now examine of all samples of all Russian athletes having participated in the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.

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