1990s ski heroes in doping storm

Norwegian skiing legend Bjørn Dæhlie is among former winter sports stars caught in a storm of speculation this week over their performance in the 1990s. A Swedish documentary called ‘Blood race in skiing’ has triggered outcry in the Norwegian skiing community after it raised new suggestions of doping and implicated Scandinavian heroes like Dæhlie. The skiers and other sports officials deny any wrongdoing and claim the documentary is based on weak sources and questionable methods.

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