WADA Athletes Commission may apply to CAS for complete removal of Russia

WADA Athletes Commission may apply to CAS for complete removal of Russia
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  • calendar-gray 11 December 2019

An appeal may be submitted to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in regard to the sanction imposed on Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Apasport.az website reports.

Not our Northern neighbor, but WADA’s Athletes Commission will submit a complaint letter regarding the decision about the deprivation of Russian athletes of the right to compete under their national flag for a period of 4 years.

The Commission members will discuss the appeal issue at the meeting which will be held today. The above-mentioned institution considers that the WADA’s sanction is easy.

The Athletes Commission requires to impose a heavier sanction. They want Russian athletes to be barred also from competing under a neutral flag and be fully banned from participation in large competitions.

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