Skiurlaub- günstig mit FeWo-direkt
     
Hotelsuche in 
 

Athletes welcome WADA report, call for Russia Olympics ban

Europe
Von unserem dpa-Korrespondenten und Europe Online   auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Berlin (dpa) - Athletes have welcomed the outcome of an investigation into state-controlled doping in Russia.

The athlete committee of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said the findings of a WADA investigation were "truly shocking" and that Russia "should be banned" from the Rio Olympics.

The committee, chaired by Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott, said it was "deeply upset to read of the unprecedented levels of doping and subversion that have taken place in Russia."

Germany‘s discus Olympic champion Robert Harting told dpa Tuesday: "I‘m so happy. This is an insane success."

He described the result of the investigation as "important for all anti-doping fighters and athletes who largely give up their freedom to join the anti-doping movement."

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board was set to hold a telephone conference Tuesday to decide what steps to take after the publication Monday of the WADA investigation carried out by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren.

Following the report WADA Monday requested "collective sanctions for Rio 2016 and beyond." It recommended the IOC consider excluding all Russian athletes from the Rio Games, which begin on August 5.

In its statement, the WADA athlete committee said: "We would like to highlight our belief that WADA must allow Professor McLaren and his team to continue their investigation, that Russia should be banned from the Rio Olympics, Paralympics, and other international events, and that International Federations must enact sanctions so as to protect clean sport."

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
   
 
Weitere Artikel zu diesem Thema
 
Europe
Berlin (dpa) - At least 643 positive doping tests on Russian athletes were entered as negative in a period between 2012 and 2015, according to the investigation by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on a Russian state-run doping programme.The cases were
weiter
Europe
Berlin (dpa) - Russia operated a state doping programme which benefited athletes at summer and winter Olympics over at least a four year period, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Monday following an investigation.A report published by a WADA
weiter
Europe
Berlin (dpa) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Monday issued a damning report on state-controlled doping in Russia which benefited athletes at summer and winter Olympics over at least a four-year period.An investigation by WADA "independent
weiter
Europe
Moscow/Berlin (dpa) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach wants a speedy investigation into allegations of systematic doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and says anyone involved in doping could receive a lifetime ban
weiter
Europe
Berlin (dpa) - Football world governing body FIFA will take "appropriate next steps" when it receives further information from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) following a report into doping in Russia.WADA Monday urged FIFA‘s ethics
weiter
Europe
Lausanne, Switzerland (dpa) - A 10-strong refugee team is to compete at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro later this year while prominent figures Sebastian Coe and Gianni Infantino have not yet been invited to join the International Olympic
weiter
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Reiseportal
 
REISEPORTAL
Tokyo (dpa) - A long-running row over who would pay for Japan‘s 2020 Olympic stadium was resolved Tuesday with a cost-sharing agreement between the local and national governments, news reports said.The Tokyo metropolitan government and the
Berlin (dpa) - German high-performance sports will develop further despite the rejection of Hamburg‘s bid for the 2024 Olympics, but decades may now pass until the nation may get another chance to host the Games, according to sports officials
Berlin (dpa) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach says Hamburg‘s rejection in a referendum of a bid for the 2024 Olympics is a "missed opportunity" for the city and Germany.Bach said in a statement Monday the vote came
Berlin (dpa) - German high-performance sports will develop further despite the rejection of Hamburg‘s bid for the 2024 Olympics, but decades may now pass until the nation may get another chance to host the Games, according to sports officials
Frankfurt (dpa) - The German Football federation (DFB) said Monday it does not expect the rejection of Hamburg‘s Olympic bid to affect its own attempt to host the Euro 2024 tournament.But top officials also said they will carefully analyse the
Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel regrets that Hamburg‘s bid for the 2024 Olympics has been turned down in a referendum.Deputy government spokeswoman Christiana Wirtz said that Merkel "took notice with regret" of the outcome of
 
Tipps der Redaktion aus dem Nachrichtenportal
 
NACHRICHTEN
The European Union on Tuesday allocated 350 million euros (370 million dollars) for Syrians displaced by the country‘s conflict, in its biggest single aid package to date in response to the refugee crisis. Brussels (dpa) - "The war in Syria
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday urged EU leaders to develop a "flexible union of free member states," setting out four key areas where he wants to negotiate reforms. London (dpa) - Cameron, who has listed his demands in a
Eleven EU countries, including the bloc's economic powerhouse Germany, failed Monday to reach agreement on a disputed financial transaction tax, according to Spanish Finance Minister Luis De Guindos, who expressed hope that a deal can be clinched next month. Brussels
The emissions scandal that already has cost Volkswagen billions of dollars and damaged its made-in-Germany reputation broadened Monday to include 3-litre engines in Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche light duty diesel vehicles. Washington (dpa) - The US
EU member states agreed in principle on Wednesday to use road testing from 2017 to help evaluate diesel car emissions, on top of the laboratory tests that have been at the heart of a scandal around the German automotive giant Volkswagen. Brussels
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ruled out on Monday an early end to Western sanctions imposed on Moscow. Berlin/Moscow (dpa) - Speaking in Berlin, both Merkel and Poroshenko said that the sanctions, which
Wetter

Odessa


(23.04.2021 13:59)

-4 / 3 °C


24.04.2021
-4 / 1 °C
25.04.2021
1 / 5 °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 ...

How Short Attention Sp ...
Puigdemont won't seek ...

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

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