The Olympic Committee of Russia has published a special statement. It is devoted to the report of the Board of WADA, who said that doping in our country, supported by the state. OK, Russia promised to investigate all cases of use of prohibited substances.
Session of arbitration court at the last moment moved to Geneva. The Russian Olympic Committee insisted that athletes who are not doping, cannot be deprived of the opportunity to compete at the Olympics.
The last resort is a means to knock nowhere else. Last chance to go to Rio de Janeiro in the hands of the judges of the court of arbitration for Sport. Today at the session of the national team of Russia in athletics needs to be very convincing. Everything will start at noon Moscow time. The case of the participation of the national team of Russia - a historic meeting that could change the balance of the medals at the Olympics and the Olympics itself. Collective application 68 athletes athletes and the Olympic Committee of Russia filed in early July, after the international Association of athletics disqualified the Russian team, and IOC at a special session added his "no", with the participation of clean athletes if they were not involved in doping scandal, will be shown. Insist Russian athletes, those who in his entire career have never been convicted of using illegal drugs.
To represent the Russian interests will be the Legal Department of the Russian Olympic Committee, officials of the anti-doping agencies and Yelena Isinbayeva. The famous pole vaulter has acted with sharp criticism of the International Association of athletics. Exactly one day an independent Commission WADA has published the result of its investigation and demanded to remove the Russian national team completely in all sports from participating in the Olympics. The report was presented in Toronto. The head of the Commission, Richard McLaren stated that his team is convinced that the FSB was involved in the substitution of doping tests during the Olympic games in Sochi. You will take this statement into account in Switzerland, will be known no later than July 21. 68 athletes will try to prove that they do not allow for competition, but who are not sanctioned, discrimination. Among these 68 athletes, multiple Olympic Champions, world Champions. The international Olympic Committee of Russia is sure that they have enough convincing arguments in their favor.
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