Daily Cover: Revisiting the Story of Boris Onishchenko, the Pentathlete That Was Banned for Life

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Of course, modern sports fans are familiar with cheating scandals, whether that be Spygate, PEDs, or the Houston Astros. But what about the story of Boris Onischenko?

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Sports Illustrated host Robin Lundberg revisits Onischenko and his infamous Olympic cheating scandal that the pentathlete for life with writer Michael Farber. Farber detailed the specifics of how the fencer representing the Soviet Union in 1976 used a manipulated epèe in competition and what those who competed against him think about the incident now. 

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