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Russia banned from Olympics, soccer World Cup for cheating over dope tests

Russia banned from Olympics, soccer World Cup for cheating over dope tests
Monday 9
21:0 2019

LAUSANNE/MOSCOW: Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) executive committee in Switzerland acted after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence and deleted files linked to positive doping tests in laboratory data that could have helped identify drug cheats. “For too long, Russian doping has detracted from clean sport,“ Wada president Craig Reedie said. “The blatant breach by the Russian authorities of Rusada’s reinstatement conditions ... demanded a robust response. ...

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Summary: LAUSANNE/MOSCOW: Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) executive committee in Switzerland acted after concluding that Moscow had planted fake ...

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