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In light of its recent decision not to bar Russian athletes from competing in Rio despite their use of performance-enhancing drugs, the International Olympic Committee is working to establish more effective protocols to keep the Games drug-free. Here are some ways the IOC plans to address doping:
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Vick To Miss 4 Weeks With Hand Concussion

PHILADELPHIA—Explaining that the persistent feelings of fatigue, dizziness, and nausea in Michael Vick's non-throwing hand indicate the appendage is concussed, Eagles team physicians announced the quarterback will miss the next four weeks of football. "Until tests show Mr. Vick’s right hand is reacting normally to stimuli, we cannot allow him to play or practice," a statement from the team read in part. "As of today, it has not responded correctly to our questions and seems sluggish and unfocused." Vick criticized the decision, saying that although his hand has no memory of the hit in which it was injured, it only has a mild headache.

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