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Olympics: Reynolds Drug Case #587121

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 19, 1992
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(No location given: Jim Cummins) Controversy surrounding 400-meter runner Butch Reynolds, who has been banned from the summer Olympics by the International Amateur Athletic Federation on charges that he used steroids, examined; track scenes shown. [REYNOLDS - says it was not his urine sample.] [Reynolds' lawyer Mimi BANE - reacts to judge's decision to allow him to compete in the trials.] Warning from the IAAF that Reynolds' competition at the trials could lead to the suspension of all the United States 400-meter runners by means of the "contamination rule." [Hurdler Audrey DEMPSEY, runner Dion MINER - react to the situation.]

(Studio: Stone Phillips) Later coverage of drug testing and the Olympics mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Cummins, Jim;
Phillips, Stone
Duration:
00:02:10

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