Gold Medal Cyclist Accused of 'Blood Doping'

Martha Bebinger of member station WBUR in Boston, Mass., reports on how cyclist Tyler Hamilton could be stripped of his Olympic gold medal for alleged "blood doping" — a blood transfusion to artificially increase the amount of oxygen-transporting red blood cells.

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