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Former Anti-Doping Lab Head Accuses More Russian Athletes of Doping

The former executive of Russia’s anti-doping laboratory, Grigory Rodchenkov, has indicted dual some-more Russian athletes of regulating performance-enhancing drugs during a 2014 Sochi Olympics, a RBC news website reported Thursday.

Alexey Voevoda, two-time Olympic bobsled champion, and Maxim Vylegzhanin, three-time Olympic silver-medal leader for cross-country skiing, were both named by Rodchenkov as participants in a state-backed doping program. Both won their many new medals during a Sochi Olympics in 2014.

Voevoda denied a allegations, observant that a new claims were justification of continued attempts to retard a Russian group from a arriving Rio Olympics in August, a Sport Express website reported.

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko also denied Rodchenkov’s claims, alleging that he a former executive is usually creation them to compensate behind a people who took him in when he fled Russia in Nov 2015, a Interfax news group reported Thursday.

According to The New York Times, American filmmaker Bryan Fogel organised Rodchenkov’s travel. Fogel is operative on a documentary about drug contrast in general sports.

Mutko serve indicted a former executive of privately targeting him, after he dismissed Rodchenkov from his post during Russia’s anti-doping laboratory in November, a TASS news group reported Thursday. Rodchenkov maintains that he was forced to resign.

Rodchenkov initial done allegations about a state-supported doping intrigue in an talk to The New York Times in mid-May. He indicted a Russian supervision of funding, running, and covering adult a widespread doping module during a 2014 Sochi Olympics. The Kremlin has denied all allegations.

Further allegations opposite Russia came Wednesday night in a documentary aired by German broadcaster ARD. The channel concerned Mutko in a scandal, alleging that he had blocked anti-doping investigations and secluded allegations of drug use.

On Thursday, Mutko commented on a film, claiming that it was attempting to support Russia’s stream anti-doping debate and reforms as treasonable and thereby drive open opinion opposite Russia, a Interfax news group reported Thursday.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/571672.html

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