Russia, most likely, will not be able to send their athletes to the summer Olympic games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro because of ongoing problems in doping in the country.
According to Reuters, on Wednesday announced the head of the independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) dick pound.
At a press conference in Geneva, the pound said that Russia is just rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic and waiting for ban.
“As for Russia, it is, to some extent, there is the wall of denial, the system was previously riddled with corruption, – quotes the words of pound’s “Sport-Express”. Probably Russians think that all the contradictions will disappear and that the remarks should be withdrawn from the agenda. The ball at half-field of Russia. It seems that there is evidence that they are just rearranging the deck chairs on the deck of the Titanic.
We will remind that the international Association of athletics federations (IAAF) suspended the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla) from all competitions under its aegis on the basis of the report of the independent Commission WADA.
Office pound caught Russia in many anti-doping rules violations. Charges were filed against a number of officials and athletes.
Later the IAAF has published a black list of several thousand Russian athletes that cannot participate in international tournaments, including the 2016 Olympics.
The decision on the admission of Russians to the Olympic games, which will be held from 5 to 21 August in Rio de Janeiro, is to be taken after the Commission’s approval of the IAAF. The decision will be positive if the implementation of a number of the criteria.
President of the European athletics Association (EAA) Svein Arne Hansen has previously expressed fears that Russia simply does not have time to fulfill the requirements necessary to restore the membership of wfla.