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Swedish doping journalist Hasse Svens said that the use by athletes of banned drugs in Norway from 2001 to 2010 have been systematic. Words Svens leads expressen.se.
Under the suspicion of the journalist were mostly the representatives of skiing. “Data from Norwegian athletes point to the existence of an organized system of doping under the supervision of the national Federation, and in Russia there was a state doping system. In Sweden there is no such”, — he said.
In Norway rejected suspicions Swans. Former Manager of the Norwegian ski team and now a sports expert Aage Skinstad called STV frivolous source.
February 5, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach has announced its intention to make eligible for the Olympics athletes from Russia, as an example of intolerance towards doping. He saw in them “ambassadors of the new generation, the samples for changes in the culture of the Russian sports”.
In the spring of 2016 the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, Grigory Rodchenkov fled to the United States, where the informant became the world anti-doping Agency. He said the operation in Russia of a large-scale doping system under the control of the state.
In a series of investigations, the number of Russian Olympians and Russian Paralympic athletes have missed Games in Rio de Janeiro. In November 2017, the IOC has disqualified the Olympic Committee of Russia, which many athletes lost the opportunity to participate in the Olympics in 2018.
Games will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.
Video, photo All from Russia.