Unusual positive news, unusually for Russian athletes and fans, arrived today from the office of WADA. The sensation is that despite the events of recent years, WADA said that dropping the charges and terminate the investigation in respect of almost 100 Russian athletes.
Earlier, these athletes were mentioned in the report of the head of the international antidopingovogo Agency Richard McLaren. The allegations by WADA for athletes was built on the allegations of the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory of Gregory Rodchenkov.
In the report of the accusations voiced against 1000 Russian athletes and now, as from Rodchenkova was potrebovalos to present irrefutable evidence of their guilt and involvement in sports of the Russian authorities, Rodchenkov was gone.
Now, using this fact as a reason, WADA withdrew charges against Russian athletes. Six months ago, WADA has removed the charges against the Russian fencers. Still, investigations by the relevant federations have not led to a positive result - no one could prove the use of athletes from Russia ampinga.
Noteworthy is the fact that some athletes have decided to fight with WADA and to prove his innocence in court. Thus, the Russian riders, where WADA was not allowed to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, filed a lawsuit in a canadian court in international antidopingovoe Agency and personally to McLaren.