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The vast extent of Russia’s state-sponsored doping scandal

The Olympic rings are seen in front of the airport of Sochi, the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Russia could face a ban from the Olympics in Rio after a damning report uncovered a vast state-sponsored doping scandal in the country.

Top sports officials and leading intelligence services were involved in the programme which ran for four years and involved hundreds of positive drugs tests being hidden.

The doping programme covered most summer and winter Olympic sports with the number of falsified results from Russian athletes visualised on the following infographic.

Infographic: The Vast Extent Of Russia's State Sponsored Doping Scandal | Statista
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