NPR logo

Track Athletes Set to Compete Under Scrutiny

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3860044/3860045" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Track Athletes Set to Compete Under Scrutiny

Track Athletes Set to Compete Under Scrutiny

Track Athletes Set to Compete Under Scrutiny

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3860044/3860045" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Track and field events at the Summer Olympics get into full swing Friday, even as doping charges continue to cast a pall over the sport. Two top Greek sprinters pulled out of the Olympics after missing drug tests. Many track athletes say they welcome the intense focus on drug use. NPR's Tom Goldman reports.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.