STEVE INSKEEP, Host:
And we have more on the subject from NPR's banned substances correspondent, Frank Deford.
FRANK DEFORD: The goal of sports is victory, but the essence is fairness. What's the first question a kid asks entering a game? What are the rules? If we Americans don't accept playing by the rules in sport, where else do we lay down that marker? That's what's serious about sport. And why, yes, although we are weary of all the doping distractions, why it is worth the while of governments to go after athletes - especially the celebrities who might have cheated their games - and cheated what a very visual institution in our society teaches us. Yes, it's time and money. But yes, it's only fair.
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RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:
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