WADA disappointed by IOC’s decision to allow Russian national team to compete at Olympics
Jul25

WADA disappointed by IOC’s decision to allow Russian national team to compete at Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is disappointed that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did not heed WADA’s Executive Committee recommendations to ban the Russian national team from participating in 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, WADA’s press service said. On Sunday (July 24), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a meeting of its executive board to discuss possible blanket ban of Russian athletes at...

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Russian Olympic Committee sends to Games organizers full list of national team
Jul23

Russian Olympic Committee sends to Games organizers full list of national team

The Russian Olympic Committee (OCR) sent to the organizing committee of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro a full list of the national team of 387 athletes, including 68 track and field athletes, head of the Russian delegation to the Games Igor Kazikov told TASS on Saturday (July 23). “The list was sent to the Olympic Games organizing committee in the variant it was adopted by the OCR,” he said. “However,...

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Putin made no decisions on dismissing sport minister
Jul20

Putin made no decisions on dismissing sport minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet made any decisions on dismissing Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Wednesday (July 20). “At the moment, no decisions have been yet made by the president,” Peskov said. “You know that decisions on this or that minister are made personally by the president,” he added. Russia is waiting for information from the World...

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OCR: only two Russian athletes have chances to participate in Olympics under IAAF criteria
Jul04

OCR: only two Russian athletes have chances to participate in Olympics under IAAF criteria

Under the current regulations of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) only two Russian athletes have chances to participate in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, head of the (Olympic Committee of Russia) OCR’s legal department Alexandra Brilliantova told TASS on Sunday (July 3). “According to the current criteria of IAAF of June 17, only two Russian athletes have chances to participate in the...

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Russia is ready to help WADA with doping tests
Jun16

Russia is ready to help WADA with doping tests

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday his country was ready to assist the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in testing Russian sports people for doping any way it could, the Interfax news agency quoted him as saying. Mutko was speaking after WADA in its latest report concluded that Russian athletes continued to fail drug tests and obstruct doping control officers. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Dmitry...

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