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Major anti-doping checks at Moscow world championships

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The World Athletics Championships in Moscow will feature the "most comprehensive anti-doping programme in the history of the 30-year-old event", according to track and field's governing body, the IAAF. 

A health educator takes a blood sample in Washington DC. The World Athletics Championships in Moscow will feature the "most comprehensive anti-doping programme in the history of the 30-year-old event", according to track and field's governing body, the IAAF.

The credibility of the sport has again been questioned following positive drugs tests of two of the best-ever male sprinters, American Tyson Gay and Jamaican Asafa Powell, respectively the second and fourth fastest men of all time.

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