Bioethics And Doping Ahead Of Winter Olympics

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Olympics Rings Games South Korea
A visitor walks along the beach near the Olympic Rings in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Gangneung is the site of the coastal cluster which will host ice hockey, figure skating, speedskating, short track and curling for the 2018 Olympics. The 2018 Pyeongchang Games will be held from Feb. 9 to 25. Lee Jin-man/AP Photo

Russia’s systematic doping program helped the country achieve global athletic success, and it’s the reason most of the Russian team is banned from this year’s games. Our guest is an international bioethics expert. He argues that the Olympics are important global events and that performance enhancing drugs erode the integrity of the games.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Thomas Murray Guest

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