Skiurlaub- günstig mit FeWo-direkt


ITS | Jahn | Tjaereborg


     
Hotelsuche in 
 

2ND LEAD Putin slams discrimination against Russia over doping scandal By Peter Spinella, dpa

Europe
Von unserem dpa-Korrespondenten und Europe Online   auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Moscow (dpa) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday denounced as "discrimination" a ban on dozens of Russian athletes from competing in the upcoming Rio Olympics amid a doping scandal.

Russia "will not tolerate open discrimination," Putin told a gathering of the country‘s top athletes in Moscow, according to a Kremlin transcript.

"But we will seek justice only within the legal framework and in strict accordance with the Olympic charter," Putin told the athletes, including star pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, who is one of the many Russian track-and-field athletes banned from the Games.

Isinbayeva, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, insists she has not taken performance-enhancing drugs and has the test results to prove it.

"Let me say this directly, every country has dealt with doping problems, but sometimes an impression is formed that there are different demands and controls regarding athletes from different countries," Putin said in a speech.

"Athletes are being divided into ‘ours‘ and ‘theirs,‘ creating an accordingly unfair competitive advantage," Putin continued.

Earlier on Wednesday, Russian state news agency TASS reported that the world athletics governing body IAAF rejected Russia‘s request to allow the recently banned Russian athletes to compete if they pass doping tests.

Only US-based long jumper Darya Klishina has been deemed eligible by the IAAF.

Last week, the international Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld the IAAF‘s decision to ban virtually all Russian track-and-field athletes amid far-reaching allegations systematic anti-doping violations.

Following the court‘s ruling, Russia‘s Sport Minister Vitaly Mutko wrote a letter to IAAF President Sebastian Coe asking him to repeal the decision, but the IAAF rejected the request, TASS reported.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) did not issue a blanket ban on all Russian athletes for the August 5-21 Games but left it to individual sport federations to decide whether to permit Russian athletes into the Olympics for their particular sport.

Also on Wednesday, it was announced by governing body FIE that every Russian fencer entered into the Olympic Games will be allowed to compete.

"In accordance with the request of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) executive board, the FIE has established a pool of Russian fencers eligible for the Rio Olympics," an FIE statement said.

"It consists of all 16 fencers who have qualified for the Games, plus the four P-accreditation (reserve) athletes."

Facts
 

 

Kommentare zu diesem Artikel
 
Neuer Kommentar
Name *
Email * (wird nicht öffentlich angezeigt)
Kommentar
* Pflichtangaben
 
Diesen Artikel empfehlen

Absender Empfänger Nachricht (optional)
Name
E-Mail

Name
E-Mail
   
 
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Reiseportal
 
REISEPORTAL
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - Norway‘s Marit Bjoergen wins the 30-kilometres cross country ski race to become the best decorated Winter Olympian of a all time with eight gold, four silver and three bronze.
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - China highlighted that construction for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is in full swing while trying to defuse questions on the sensitive issue of artificial snow-making at the ski venues.Organizing committee BOCOG
Berlin (dpa) - Figure skating events at the Pyeongchang Olympics, with day and time (in GMT), 2014 champions and athletes to watch.Monday, February 12, 0100: team event (Russia) Thursday, February 15, 0130: pairs (Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov,
Seoul (dpa) - An overview of venues to be used to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in 2018.Pyeongchang Mountain ClusterLocated around 180 kilometres east of Seoul in the Gangwon province. Here there is the 35,000-capacity Olympic stadium for the
Frankfurt (dpa) - Germany will be unable to host an Olympic Games inside the next decade but the subject will not remain closed, a leading official has said."The overall topic of a potential bid has rather a mid- or long-term character," German
Pyeongchang, South Korea (dpa) - The International Olympic Committee advanced plans on Thursday to set up an independent anti-doping testing system following the drugs scandal in Russian sports.The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is also set to
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Nachrichtenportal
 
NACHRICHTEN
The European Union has removed eight countries - including Panama, the United Arab Emirates and South Korea - from its 17-country blacklist of international tax havens, just seven weeks after the list was compiled. Brussels (dpa) - The eight
French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday his government planned to bring forward a law to help limit the impact of fake news on future election campaigns. Paris (dpa) - Macron told journalists gathered for a New Year‘s message in the
Democratic lawmakers are to question US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday about his past statements on communication between President Donald Trump's electoral campaign and Russia. Washington (dpa) - Sessions is to appear at a routine
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalan President Carles Puigdemont were holding separate meetings Monday as the crisis triggered by an unauthorized Catalan independence referendum marred by violence unfolded. Barcelona (dpa) - Rajoy started
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a second, undisclosed meeting during the G20 summit in Hamburg, news reports said Tuesday. Washington (dpa) - The second meeting lasted about one hour and took place after the more
Six Balkan nations - not necessarily with a strong track record of collaborating - will come together for a summit on Wednesday to exchange ideas about how to cooperate and build ties in their region, according to the European Union. Belgrade (dpa) -
Wetter

Wrocław


(23.09.2018 18:44)

8 / 15 °C


24.09.2018
7 / 13 °C
25.09.2018
7 / 13 °C
powered by wetter.com
Stock News

Ecken
LÄNDER
STÄDTE
EUROPA-TOUREN

Agenda - The Week Ahea ...
Agenda - The Week Ahea ...

Afghan Farah Governor ...
Ministry Warns Cinema ...

Puigdemont won't seek ...
Turkish tensions with ...

URGENT: Norway's Bjoe ...
China highlights Beiji ...

banner

banner

banner

banner

© europe online publishing house GmbH, Weiden, Germany, info@europeonline-magazine.eu | Impressum