Russian Investigators Pin Doping Scandal On Rodchenko; Critics Say ‘Don’t Buy It’

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An investigations team in Russia lays all blame on Grigory Rodchenko. Critics don’t buy it. WADA to report latest findings in doping scandal on July 15

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It seems to me that Rodchenko is thrown under the bus by the Russian authorities.


Another play from the playbook===> shift the blame to a teammate.

This has been a standard play for years, most recently with Efimova, Rodchenko, and the ice skating team.

It’s purely diversion, ignore.

Craig Lord

Quite, Pegasus – but one tweak, replace ‘ignore’ with ‘catalogue’, only then may we record the fuller story on a tortured trail.

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