Op-Ed: ‘All Russians are dopers’ is a bogeyman narrative about a rogue nation

I was 14 years old and in my second full cycling season when Sergei Sukhoruchenkov won the 1980 Olympic road race in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. The United States and its allies boycotted the Games. A war, real war, was in the air. Any moment now. A lot of us, even … The post Op-Ed: ‘All Russians are dopers’ is a bogeyman narrative about a rogue nation appeared first on CyclingTips .

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