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United States Cyclists / Blood Doping #299682

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 10, 1985
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(Studio) United States cyclist team's medal-winning performances at summer Olympics recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Domingues Hills, California) Issue of blood doping, or blood packing, by US cyclists examined. [Cyclists Mark WHITEHEAD, Danny Van HOUT - explain motive.] Medalists Steve Hegg, Leonard Nitz and Rebecca Twigg said allegedly participating in blood doping. [Team physician Dr. Thomas DICKSON - explains delay in rpting. incident.] [Team member Dave GRYLLS - was bothered by aura of blood doping.] Coach Eddy Borysewicz reported declining comment; United States Olympic Committee `s response outlined.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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