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the World anti-doping Agency sent a petition to the court of arbitration for Sport on public hearings on the dispute with the Russian anti-doping Agency. This was reported on the WADA website.
“the Investigation WADA in Russia and the last case on the discrepancy of RUSADA has generated huge interest around the world. In the opinion of WADA and our stakeholders, the dispute to the CAS must be public so that everyone understands the process and heard the arguments”, – stated in the message.
it is Noted that on 9 December last year, the WADA Executive Committee made the unanimous decision that the World anti-doping Agency agreed with the recommendation of the working group on the removal of the athletes from Russia’s participation in international competitions. In particular, they talked about the Olympics and Paralympics. The suspension is for 4 years.
it was reported that the athletes not caught in doping, there may be under a neutral flag, in case of observance of some conditions.
in addition, RUSADA declared inconsistent with the world anti-doping code.
Specifies that such decisions will enter into force when it received the approval of CAS. It is known that the interests of RUSADA will represent the Swiss firm Schellenberg Wittmer. A third party will be the international Olympic Committee, Olympic and Paralympic committees of Russia, the international ice hockey Federation, as well as some Russian sports federations and athletes.
Previously, WADA reported on the manipulation 145 the doping samples of the Moscow laboratory. This was stated by the head of the investigations division of the world anti-doping Agency günther jünger.
RUSADA reacted to the doping scandal with the British sportsmenov sent to the CAS a statement of participation in the dispute between WADA and RUSADA