Team Russia will not participate in the South Korean Olympics in 2018 because of a doping scandal. Yesterday in Lausanne proper verdict was issued by the IOC. Journalists managed to find out details of the secret report of the IOC on doping in Russia.
The decision to remove the Russian Federation from the Games, the IOC decided, after examining the results of the investigation of possible manipulation of the doping tests during the Sochi Olympics 3 years ago. The investigation was performed for two of the special Commission under the leadership of Samuel Schmidt and Denis Oswald.
The first group tested statements about the use of illicit drugs by Russian athletes in Sochi, including Olympic Champions and medalists, and the second examined allegations of the existence in Russia of the state program of support of doping athletes. On such a system was also mentioned in the report of the Commission of the WADA under the direction of Richard McLaren. The report had mentioned, and Rodchenkov – informer WADA, in the study of electronic correspondence which found out that in doping scandal involved many officials. However, to compute the Creator of the scheme based on available data, the WADA experts are unable.
Athletes from the Olympic team of Russia lost the right to play the Games under the national flag. In addition, the ROC has suspended the membership in the IOC, local officials cannot be accredited for the Olympics at 18 and Deputy Prime Minister, Vitaly Mutko denied this right to the end of life.