The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
OLY-THE NEXT RUSSIA – The legacy of the tainted Soviet sports system makes for a litany of problems in neighboring countries expected to win dozens of medals in Rio de Janiero. High rates of performance-enhancing drug use, little testing and blatant political interference make for a toxic blend in the region. By James Ellingworth. UPCOMING: 1000 words by 2 p.m. EDT, photos.