3 Stories: Report From Rio, Brazil's Chance At Soccer Gold, The War On Doping
Will the show go on in Rio? Which Olympic soccer team should we be rooting for? And is it time to end the war on performance enhancing drugs? Shira Springer of the Boston Globe and Patrick Hruby of Vice Sports join Bill Littlefield.
Forgive And Forget? For Olympian Shirley Babashoff, Maybe Not
At the 1976 Montreal Olympics, American swimmer Shirley Babashoff finished second to the East Germans in four events. Years later, it was proven that the East Germans had been doping. Today, Babashoff is still fighting for the gold medals she should have won -- and opening up about the sexual abuse she survived as a child.
Cheated Out Of Bronze: Alysia Montaño On Russian Doping Report
This week, the World Anti-Doping Agency released a report detailing a Russian state-sponsored doping program for track and field athletes. In the 800-meter at the 2012 Olympics in London, U.S. runner Alysia Montaño finished fifth -- behind two Russian runners. Montaño joins Bill Littlefield to share her reaction.
ITF's Anti-Doping Program Faces Criticism
The 2014 pro-tennis season is in full swing, but the International Tennis Federation is facing criticism of its anti-doping program. Christopher Clarey of the New York Times joins Bill to discuss the program and the recent reduction in penalties for two players.