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Investigation after paper claims doctor prescribed banned drugs to 150 sportsmen

The Sunday Times claims that the Anti-Doping watchdog knew about the allegations but failed to act.

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AN INVESTIGATION HAS been ordered after claims by The Sunday Times that a London doctor prescribed performance enhancing drugs to 150 leading sports men and women.

The British government has ordered an inquiry into the country’s Anti-Doping watchdog.

The paper claims that the taxpayer funded watchdog knew about the allegations for the past two years but failed to act.

Premier League footballers, cricketers and two professional dancers from Strictly Come Dancing are among the athletes that that paper claims have been getting the performance enhancing drugs.

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