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Kremlin Calls Olympic Doping Charges 'Treacherous Slander'

The Kremlin has rejected claims made by a former anti-doping official that dozens of Russian athletes -- including more than a dozen medalists at the 2014 Winter Olympics -- were part of a large-scale, state-run doping program. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov, speaking to reporters in a May 13 conference call, described the allegations made by Grigory Rodchenkov as unsubstantiated slander by a "defector." Rodchenkov, the ex-director of Russia's anti-doping agency...

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