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Sports Arbitration Court exposed Rodchenkov and withdrew all charges from Russian sport

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the Sports Arbitration Court in Switzerland has decided for a full rehabilitation of Russian sport and puts shame on the “whistleblower”  of the Russian doping system, Rodchenkov.


The decision by the court only concerns the case of Alexander Legkov, not all Russian Olympians. The court found the evidence against this individual Russian skier inadequate. In fact, the ruling by the court states that;

867. In reaching these conclusions, the Panel wishes to underscore what it has not decided in this appeal. The Panel has not made a ruling on whether and to what extent the alleged doping scheme during the Sochi Games existed and how it operated even though it recognizes that there is significant evidence that it was in place and worked. Moreover, the Panel did not consider it possible to conclude that the existence of a general doping and cover-up scheme, even if established, would inexorably lead to a conclusion the Athlete committed the ADRVs alleged by the IOC. 868. What the Panel, in the appeal of an individual athlete against the finding of various ADRVs, did decide is simply this: for all of the reasons outlined in this award, the evidence presented before the Panel does not justify the conclusion to the comfortable satisfaction of the Panel that the Athlete, through acts or omissions, individually committed any of the alleged ADRVs. www.tas-cas.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Award__5379__internet.pdf ,

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Reported in: Issue 106
Date: 24.04.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Switzerland, Russia
Keywords: Olympics, Doping, WADA
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Pervyi Kanal
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