‘We are on the brink of a cliff’: Russian anti-doping chief asks Putin to protect national sport

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The head of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Yuri Ganus has asked President Vladimir Putin for assistance with solving a knotty issue regarding access to the Moscow laboratory. The future of Russian sport is on a cliff edge, after the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) officials were not allowed to extract the lab’s data as their equipment was not certified under Russian law. A failure to retrieve doping data from the laboratory might result in RUSADA’s repeat suspension as, according to the agreement with WADA, the deadline for the doping data extraction is December 31. In an official letter, addressed to Putin on Thursday, the RUSADA chief expressed concern and asked the president to “save the future of Russian sport.”

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