Athletes’ Commission of WADA Slams CAS Ruling As “Massive Setback For Clean Sport”

Russia got to chink glasses with the IOC once more in Rio in 2016 - but the story did not end there... [All images are stills from "Red Herrings" by ARD]

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has come under fire from the Athletes’ Commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency in the wake of its decision to overturn bans on 28 Russian winter sportsmen and women on the grounds of “insufficient evidence” even though clear evidence of sample tampering at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been demonstrated. Calling the decision “a massive setback for clean sport”, athletes want CAS to come more independent and chose a higher quality of arbitrator

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport has come under fire from the Athletes’ Commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency in the wake of its decision to overturn bans on 28 Russian winter sportsmen and women on the grounds of “insufficient evidence” even though clear evidence of sample tampering at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been demonstrated. Calling the decision “a massive setback for clean sport”, athletes want CAS to come more independent and chose a higher quality of arbitrator

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