Today the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA held a press conference discussing the resumption of testing for athletes.
On January 16, 2020, the Russian Olympic Committee sent an official notification to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne on its intention to take part in court hearings between WADA and RUSADA regarding the decision by WADA’s Executive Committee issued on December 9, 2019 to revoke the compliance status of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and ban Russia from competing in all major international sports events.
The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, following the results of the 135th IOC Session, spoke about the dispute between WADA and RUSADA due to be resolved by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). He emphasized that he was looking forward to a “watertight” solution with no room for any interpretation.
The President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov, following the results of the General Meeting of RUSADA members, which was held today in the ROC, announced the decisions taken during the meeting.
Today, the Supervisory Board recommended that the General Meeting of RUSADA members disagree with the decision by WADA’s Executive Committee issued on December 9, 2019 declaring RUSADA non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code and the ensuing consequences this ruling entails.
Alexander Ivlev: “RUSADA’s Supervisory Board is against the decision endorsed by WADA’s Executive Committee”19 December 2019
RUSADA’s Supervisory Board held a meeting in Moscow during which discussions were held on the decision by WADA’s Executive Committee to endorse a four-year period of non-compliance issued on December 9. Following the results of the meeting, a statement was made by the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Alexander Ivlev.
Lada Zadonskaya: “There was a lot of useful and practical information during the EOC Athletes’ Forum”12 December 2019
The 10th European Olympic Committees (EOC) Athletes’ Forum was held in Dublin and was attended by more than 60 representatives from Athletes’ Commissions of the National Olympic Committees across the continent.
On 19 July, athletes and coaches, who are taking part in the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku (Azerbaijan), were offered anti-doping training seminars at the premises of the ″Ozero Krugloye″ Training Centre of the national teams of Russia, organised by the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA with support from the Russian Olympic Committee.
On the first calendar day of summer, the International Forum of Young Olympians took place in Moscow, bringing together over 100 young athletes from 16 countries.
The International Forum of Young Olympians, organized by the ROC with the support of the IOC Olympic Solidarity, WADA, RUSADA and Moskomsport, took place on June 1 in Moscow.