Russia faces ban from the 2016 Olympics

Russia faces ban from the 2016 Olympics

Russia may be prohibited from participating in the Olympic Games

Russia faces ban from the 2016 Olympics

World Anti-Doping Agency is considering extending to all Russian athletes to participate in Olympic Games ban Rio2016

The President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, Craig Reedie, admitted today the possibility of extending to all sportsmen Russians ban. At a Conference in London, Reedie said that, if the report is to be drawn up since may “indicate the existence of offences”, will “demonstrate the collective commitment to clean sport”.

“The world is looking at us,” he stressed.

Craig Reedie also said that the fact that the World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the accreditation of several laboratories, including the Portuguese, is committed to “maintaining high standards” in the fight against doping.

On Friday, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced the suspension maintenance of the Russian Federation of athletics (ARAF) international competitions, which will lead to the presence of that power not at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The second world power Russia athletics, behind the United States, was suspended in November 2015 after a ‘ daredevil ‘ independent report from the World Anti-Doping Agency, which denounced a institutionalized doping scheme in Russia.

In early may, the IAAF appointed Canadian Richard McLaren to drive the team to investigate the new allegations of doping on Russian sportsmen who participated in Sochi2014 Winter Olympics, made by a former head of the Russian anti-doping laboratory.

Grigory Rodchenkov, who resigned from Office in November 2015, told the American press that the Russian athletes at the winter games of 2014 benefited from a doping system overseen by the Russian Government, estimating that “dozens of Russian athletes, including Olympic medalists 15”, benefited from this system.

On the basis of the suspension of the Anti-Doping Authority of Portugal (Adopted), will be the lack of independence of the lab results reporting delays and failures in the implementation of mandatory methods for detection of substances.

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