A court in Moscow in absentia arrested the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory Rodchenkova

Basmanny court of Moscow on September 21 in absentia arrested the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory of Gregory Rodchenkov in the case of abuse of office. About it to Agency «Interfax» said the speaker of the court Juno Tsarev.

According to Tsareva, protection Rodchenkova appealed the court’s decision. She also added that it was declared in the international search.

In November 2015, the independent Commission WADA has published a report which accused the Russian Federation in government support of doping. The report noted that Russian special services were covered systematic doping Russian athletes, admits the «direct intimidation and interference» in the work of the WADA-accredited anti-doping laboratory in Moscow.

Later international Association of athletics federations suspended Russia from international competition indefinitely.

In may 2016 Rodchenkov, who now lives in the USA, admitted in substitution of test results that were taken from Russian athletes during the Olympic winter games in Sochi 2014.

After the release of a number of revelatory material in the media the Federal Bureau of investigation, the U.S. started reviewing materials associated with the alleged cases of doping in Russia, in particular at the winter Olympics in Sochi.

In may 2016, the IOC and the World anti-doping Agency announced the re-checking «using the most modern methods of scientific analysis» samples taken from athletes at the Olympics in 2008 and 2012.

It was revealed more than 100 positive doping tests, including the Champions and prize-winners of Games.




A court in Moscow in absentia arrested the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory Rodchenkova 28.09.2017

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