First in a series

Several weeks before doping allegations of epic proportions brought widespread media attention over the weekend, Alberto Salazar's name was at the center of serious doping allegations that also triggered major coverage.

A BBC/ProPublica investigative report released in early June, alleges the Nike Oregon Project coach first gave star pupil Galen Rupp, silver medalist in the 10,000 meters and runnerup to training partner Mo Farah at the 2012 London Games and seven-time national champion in that race, testosterone, a banned performance-enhancing drug, at age 16. It's also alleged that Salazar "regularly works around rules regarding prescription medicines," summarized.