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Russian Anti-Doping Agency Faces Possible Sanctions: Statement

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Sat, 23 Nov 2019 00:18 GMT

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) will face possible sanctions in December, including suspension and a possible ban from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, over "inconsistencies" in laboratory data, a statement said on Friday November 22nd, AFP reported. 

This comes as the World Anti-Doping Agency's Compliance Review Committee (CRC) reported the "inconsistencies" in laboratory data that Russia had submitted in January this year to WADA investigators, requesting that Russia explains them.

The decision whether to suspend RUSADA or not is expected to be made on December 9, during WADA's Executive Committee meeting.

RUSADA formerly faced a three-year suspension over systematic conspiracy to switch tainted samples at the Sochi Winter Olympics held in 2014.


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