Sir Craig Reedie, who helped bring the Olympics to London, has taken on an equally intimidating project as president of WADA.
Anti-doping officials are circling as a Spanish judge prepares to rule on whether Dr Eufemiano Fuentes' client list can be made public.
Dwain Chambers could soon be cleared to compete at London 2012 with his ban for doping reportedly set to be overturned.
Retired British sprinter Roger Black has spoken out in favour of new anti-doping rules after he suffered a defeat at the hands of drug cheats.
The double World Championship gold medallist explained to Daybreak how American sprinters robbed him and his teammates of "the moment" of victory.
"What they took away was the moment. We never experienced the moment. The moment where you're standing on the rostrum with three other teammates and celebrating to be the best in the world."
The new system of testing for doping in sport will have an "extremely deterrent" effect, world football body Fifa's chief medical officer has said.
Professor Jiri Dvorak said testers would now be able to freeze blood and urine samples so that scientists can re-test them later on, potentially using newer technologies to detect performance-enhancing drugs.
"There is a strong evidence that if you re-analyse the samples from past years that new methods would find them, this is an extremely deterrent method," he said.
"Most of the international federations decided to freeze the samples for a number of years.
Footballers at this summer's World Cup will be among the first athletes to face a new testing system designed to weed out doping in sport.
Under the new regime athletes will have blood and urine samples compared over time to create a 'biological passport' that tracks changes in their body over time.
Major sports federations, medics and doping experts agreed to the new system, which they hope will combat increasingly sophisticated doping techniques.
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has issued a statement calling his 18-month ban for taking a banned substance 'patently unjust'.
Powell, 31, said he had unknowingly taken oxilofrine when he was using a legal supplement called Epiphany D1.
He added that his team had contacted doping authorities to point out that oxilofrine was not listed as an ingredient for Epiphany D1.
The former world record holder also questioned the severity of his punishment, claiming it was "clearly not based on the offense nor the facts surrounding it".
Powell's team is now preparing to take his case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.
The judge presiding over the case of Dr Eufemiano Fuentes, who received a suspended one year jail term for his blood doping services to cyclists, has ordered that the evidence must be destroyed.
The only way that could be stopped would be an appeal to the higher court.
So to confirm, Dr Fuentes received one year in prison which will not be served. Any sentence under two years is never served inside.
The four year ban he received applies only to his work as a sports doctor - he can carry on as a GP.
All evidence collected during Operacion Puerto will be destroyed if no one appeals the sentences.
Dr Eufemiano Fuentes has received a one year suspended prison term after being found guilty of blood doping services to cyclists.
The doping doctor was also banned from practicing for four years and will pay a fine of €15 per day for the next 10 months.
The US Anti-Doping Agency has claimed that Lance Armstrong "was worried of potential criminal and civil liability" if he gave evidence to them about doping:
We have provided Mr Armstrong several opportunities to assist in our ongoing efforts to clean up the sport of cycling.
Following his recent television interview, we again invited him to come in and provide honest information, and he was informed in writing by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that this was the appropriate avenue for him if he wanted to be part of the solution.
– US Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart
Over the last few weeks he has led us to believe that he wanted to come in and assist USADA, but was worried of potential criminal and civil liability if he did so.
Today we learned from the media that Mr Armstrong is choosing not to come in and be truthful and that he will not take the opportunity to work toward righting his wrongs in sport.
Lance Armstrong's lawyer has said the cyclist will not be interviewed under oath by a U.S. Anti-Doping Agency official who wanted him to tell them all he knows about doping:
Lance is willing to cooperate fully and has been very clear: He will be the first man through the door, and once inside will answer every question, at an international tribunal formed to comprehensively address pro cycling, an almost exclusively European sport.
We remain hopeful that an international effort will be mounted, and we will do everything we can to facilitate that result.
– Lance Armstrong's lawyer Tim Herman
In the meantime, for several reasons, Lance will not participate in USADA's efforts to selectively conduct American prosecutions that only demonise selected individuals while failing to address the 95% of the sport over which USADA has no jurisdiction.