Grey-Thompson: More testing needed to stop drug cheats

Last Updated: 16/07/13 2:53pm

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Grey-Thompson: Wants more testing

Grey-Thompson: Wants more testing

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Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson insists there must be more testing throughout athletics to stop drug cheats ruining the sport.

Following the latest scandal that has engulfed athletics, with two of the sport's biggest stars, Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell, failing drugs tests, the 11-time Paralympic champion urges more must be done.

Grey-Thompson, one of Britain's most successful Paralympians, told Sky Sports: "I think we have to have much more testing of athletes.

"There would be a cost with that but I think it I possible to do it. Every week would be very challenging in terms of time spent travelling and training, but the out of competition testing is what I think we can make a difference.

"I think for sports to prove they're clean I think there's going to be demand for more testing."

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