Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova says she shouldn’t be punished a second time for a doping ban she served five years ago, speaking to Russian media.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has released an update in the WADA v. Sun Yang & FINA case, marred by translation issues during the Nov. 15 hearing.
The ISL will allow Russian athletes to compete, as long as they don’t have a prior doping ban, despite WADA’s four-year ban on Russia as a nation.
Russia’s anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus says there is “no chance” that Russia wins an appeal against its 4-year international sporting ban.
Pending appeal, consequences include losing hosting rights and special criteria for athletes to compete at major events, including the Olympic Games.
The newly-announced WADA sanctions will be an annoyance for Russian athletes, but will impact most greatly the officials responsible for institutional doping.
Losanna. L’Agenzia Mondiale Anti-Doping ha riunito oggi il Comitato Esecutivo per decidere in merito alla questione russa.
According to the report compiled by WADA’s Compliance Review Committee, WADA suspects the doping data of up to 298 athletes have been tampered with.