Russian Federation banned from Olympics, athletes can compete as 'neutral'

Russian Federation banned from Olympics, athletes can compete as 'neutral'

The report also addressed in particular the manipulation at the anti-doping laboratory at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 which targeted the Olympic Games directly, IOC reports.

At a press conference, the International Olympic Committee stated that the doping was sponsored by Russian Federation itself during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, so after consideration, they banned Russian Federation from the 2018 Winter Olympics.

That Oswald Commission called the Russian doping system "one of the worst ever blows against the integrity and reputation of the Olympic Games".

ARD airs a second documentary with new accusations aimed at Russian and Kenyan athletes based on a leaked IAAF database with details of 12,000 blood tests from 5,000 competitors which revealed "extraordinary" levels of doping.

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Released in two phases, the McLaren Report concluded that Russia's scheme involved more than 1,000 Russian athletes - and that it also included plans both for manipulating doping controls and for covering up the system. Athletes approved by the panel will compete in a uniform with "Olympic Athlete from Russia" written on it and under an Olympic flag.

The IOC also imposed lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, organizer of soccer's 2018 World Cup. The IOC has also banned Mutko and his deputy Yury Nagornykh from future games. due to their direct involvement with the state-sponsored doping.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) sets up an independent commission headed by its former chief, Dick Pound, to investigate the claims.

There had been suggestions beforehand that such a punishment might lead to a wholesale Russian boycott of the Winter Olympics. "The decision that Russian athletes should compete under the Olympic flag as opposed to others is a clear show of discrimination".

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In releasing the McLaren report, WADA recommended that the International Olympic Committee ban all Russian athletes and government officials from the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Whistleblower, Grigory Rodchenkov, was the former head of a Moscow drug-testing lab.

Russian Sports Ministry officials have apologized for widespread doping among their athletes, but forcefully have denied allegations of government involvement and painted Rodchenkov as a rogue actor.

After an investigation, the International Olympic Committee began stripping Sochi medals. By Monday, 25 Russians had been disqualified from the Sochi Games and banned from the Olympics for life, and 11 medals were stripped.

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