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Ben Johnson's indiscretions pale into insignificance next to this:
Lockable wooden crates in the athletes' rooms at the 1972 Olympics: incredible
in order to achieve political 'glory'
I'd be VERY surprised if they were the only ones too
Remember seeing the Czech Jamila Kratochvilova at the 83 World Championships. She actually stopped the East Germans winning the 400 and 800 but it is likely she was on huge quantities of steroids.
'...It originated for one reason, that was national importance,...'
Within those it definitely was endemic - virtually all US athletes throughout the 70s and 80s were on drugs that were or are now banned - but if it happens now, it's still on this college/training camp scale, not from the top down.
(don't worry, i'm already on my way to the conspiracies thread)