sábado, 14 de novembro de 2015

Doping: d-day for the Russian athletics

Mutko has also ensured that Russia will not boycott the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, even though the Russian Athletics banned from competition because of the scandal.

The IAAF decides this afternoon, at a meeting in Monaco, the Russian Federation suspended mode as recommended in the report of the independent Commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which also calls for the Elimination of five athletes and five coaches.

Among the athletes concerned are Mariya Savinova, Olympic champion of the 800 meters at the games in London in 2012, and Ekaterina Poistogova, bronze medal in the same category.

The case has already led to the resignation of the Director of the laboratory from Moscow that the anti-doping agency accused of having destroyed 1417 suspected samples.

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