WADA Athletes Commission may apply to CAS for complete removal of Russia
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  • 10:42 11 December 2019

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

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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