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Russia caught in new doping scandal

Россию уличили в новом допинговом скандалеThe head of the special Commission of WADA Richard McLaren unveiled the second part of its report, that details all the machinations of Russia at the Olympic games 2014 in Sochi.

According to the McLaren, more than a thousand Russian athletes participated in the manipulation of doping samples. The process is controlled at the highest state level, has covered major sporting events from 2012 to 2014, including the Olympic games 2012 and 2014.

So, Russia falsified the doping samples of the two athletes, who won four gold medals at a home winter Olympics. All 12 winners of the home of the Olympic games was involved in the fraud with doping tests. The names are not specified, but it is safe to say that Russia is no longer the winner of the unofficial medal standings of the Sochi Games.

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“The investigation established that more than 1,000 Russian athletes in 30 sports, including football, has benefited from state support of doping in Russia. The report includes indisputable evidence that do not depend on verbal testimony. The scheme took place under the leadership and with the knowledge of the Minister of sports of Russia Vitaly Mutko,” said McClaren at a press conference in London.

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The first part of the report, McLaren had a huge impact on the world of sport – the national team of Russia in athletics almost all of them missed the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, the main start of four years was not made by the athletes from Russia, who had a doping history, and Paralympics in 2016 took place without representatives of Russia.

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