Independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) under the leadership of Richard McLaren in mid-December, will publish the second part of the report on the investigation into allegations of doping and fraud of the owners of Olympic game 2014 in Sochi.

After that representatives of Russia will be given the opportunity to give their explanations included arguments. This was stated by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach.

“The final report of the Commission, headed by Professor McLaren, will be made in the near future, the Commission must check the information about the systematic violations of anti-doping rules and the manipulation of doping samples Russia during the Olympics in Sochi. Next we will give the right to speak with representatives of Russia about what happened, then, on the basis of the foregoing, jointly to develop and accept a complex of measures” – quoted by TASS statement by Bach that he made during the General Assembly of the Association of national Olympic committees (ANOC).

The first part of the report, in which McLaren has accused Russia of manipulating the process of doping control at the home Olympics 2014 in Sochi, was published on 18 July. The investigation is based on the testimony of fleeing for the ocean, the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory of Gregory Rodchenkov.

The report argues that state to conceal a positive doping tests in Russia were used in 643 cases from 2011 to 2015, it involved athletes from 30 sports. In particular, at the Games in Sochi samples of local athletes were substituted through the hole in the wall of the laboratory.

The results of this investigation caused the rejection of a number of Russian athletes to the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, as well as all of the Russian Paralympic team to the Games in 2016.

On the basis of the report of the McLaren of MOK urged the relevant Federation for winter sports to freeze the preparations for the international tournament in Russia.



The IOC expects Russia’s response to the report of Richard McLaren 15.11.2016

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