WADA refuses to lift suspension of Russia’s anti-doping agency
The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA decided not to restore the rights of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency or RUSADA.
Leaving in force the decision on RUSADA, the Foundation Board noted the absence among Russian sports functionaries of the “unconditional recognition of the conclusions from the McLaren report,” the BBC reports.
RUSADA activity was suspended in November 2015 after the independent WADA commission published a report that revealed a state-supported system of doping and concealment in Russia. This led to the ban on the Russian national team in the Paralympic Games in Rio.
RUSADA suspension may call into question Russia’s …read more