Media: the IOC will not allow the Russian team to the Olympics in 2018

Very soon, the international Olympic Committee (IOC) will have to make a decision regarding the participation of the Russian team at the winter Olympics in 2018, which will be held in Pyeongchang. According to media reports, anything good from this announcement should not wait: and the reason is the World anti-doping Agency (WADA).

The headquarters of the IOC

These days there is a meeting of the Board of founders of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA). Among other things, it discusses the issue of restoration of the rights of RUSADA. According to, the resulting answer will be negative, causing the IOC and will have to refuse the Russian sportsmen admission to the Olympic games-2018.

For this organization for two reasons. First, in all the world was waiting for an apology from Russia for the intervention of the state in the program RUSADA and acceptance of the report of Richard McLaren. Secondly, the country has not provided access to restricted doping samples.

In addition, according to news reports, WADA, there are a number of another evidence to the fact that many athletes from Russia involved in the use of illegal drugs.

Recall that in the 2016 Professor Richard McLaren, who heads an independent Commission, WADA, submitted the report in two parts, which reported on the state programme for the concealment of doping. According to his statements, more than a thousand athletes from Russia are somehow involved in doping fraud. In particular, because of the report on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro couldn’t get athletes and team Russia at full strength was behind the Paralympics in 2016.

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