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WADA vice-president to vote against Russia reinstatement

By Reuters | London
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2018 05:26 PM IST
The Norwegian, the most senior member of WADA’s leadership to express opposition to the move, said in a statement that Russia had yet to satisfy key criteria for its anti-doping agency’s readmission.
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(Representative image) Football was among the sports implicated in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) probe and FIFA is taking no chances at the Russia-hosted World Cup.(Getty Images)
(Representative image) Football was among the sports implicated in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) probe and FIFA is taking no chances at the Russia-hosted World Cup.(Getty Images)

Russians to take no part in FIFA World Cup drug testing

By Reuters | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2018 12:37 PM IST
A 2016 report (McLaren Report) commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found more than 1,000 Russian competitors were involved in a conspiracy to conceal positive tests and FIFA is keen to reassure teams that samples won’t be tampered with during the World Cup.
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