Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren for damages after McLaren’s report to WADA kept them out of the Rio Olympics last summer.
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) released the second part of the independent McLaren Report today, which alleged that over 1000 Russian athletes benefited from a state-sponsored doping program that evolved from at least the 2012 London Summer Olympics and extended beyond the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
‘It was only due to the enormous resourcefulness and goodwill of some key doping control personnel working at the Games that the process did not break down entirely,’ reads the WADA Independent Observers’ Report.
In a statement released today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) expressed its disappointment that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did…
Following the publication of WADA’s report by Richard McLaren on systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia and McLaren’s conference, the International Olympic Committee has released a statement on the findings.
Says Travis Tygart, Chief Executive of USADA, ‘demand for strong leadership and answers from within the world of anti-doping is at a record high.’