The RFU said the lack of FIFA has «convincing evidence» of doping in Russian football

To date, the International football Federation (FIFA) «no convincing evidence» of a possible violation of the Russian players anti-doping rules. This is with reference to the letter from FIFA is the website of the Russian football Union (RFU).

It is noted that FIFA requested data on 19 samples that were taken from the Russian players by the inspectors of the doping control Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) in 2012-2013.

Information is also provided in clubs, the contract which the athletes signed.

The RFU has created its own special Commission on the identification of anti-doping violations.

«In the near future members will interview the persons responsible for medical care in their respective clubs. It must be emphasized that FIFA requested information on specific samples casts doubt on their purity, and are clarifying in nature», – stated in the message.

14 December World anti-doping Agency (WADA) has informed on cooperation with 60 international sports bodies to anti-doping investigations. The Director of WADA’s intelligence and investigations Gunther Younger announced that it will be used data from the Moscow anti-doping laboratory.

Under the auspices of FIFA in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15, 2018 will host the world Cup. The Ukraine national team failed to qualify for the tournament.

In November 2015, 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.

In June 2017 the Chairman of the independent Committee of WADA, Richard McLaren stated that the doping test 155 Russian players seized and will be analyzed in connection with suspicions in substitution of test results.

The RFU said the lack of FIFA has «convincing evidence» of doping in Russian football 27.12.2017

Декабрь 27th, 2017 by
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