Money and Drugs in the Olympics.

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Amateurism once was integral to the Olympic spirit. How much has money corrupted the movement? Does it drive athletes to win at any cost? The Organizing Committee has tried to ban the use of performance-enhancing drugs and reduce the visibility of commercial interests-but, what's left of the Olympic movement? We'll get some answers today from Sydney and elsewhere.
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Warren Olney


Frances Anderton