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The head of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) Yuri Hanus proposed a solution to the problems with the Moscow anti-doping lab by the World anti-doping Agency (WADA) has temporarily suspended from work. His words are quoted by Sport24.
According to Hanusa, RUSADA are ready to conduct analysis of biomaterials athletes in foreign laboratories. “We worked out logistics, and we have all established,” said the functionary. He stressed that working abroad will cost the organization more.
Hanus also said that the WADA decision was not a surprise. He explained that if in the past breaches “by the banks, with scratches and substitutions content”, now we are talking about altering databases lab.
Earlier on January 22 it became known that the Moscow laboratory is temporarily deprived of the license for work with biological passports for athletes. The WADA decision will remain in force until the disciplinary proceedings.
On 9 December, the Executive Committee of WADA has suspended Russia from participating in major international tournaments in four years, and forbade the country to host such competitions. The journalist was deprived of the status of compliance. The Russian side officially did not agree with the charges. The case was submitted to court of arbitration for Sport (CAS).
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