Russia has fulfilled IAAF criteria on doping, says sports minister


Russia has fulfilled IAAF criteria on doping, says sports minister

MOSCOW – Russia’s sports minister said Thursday that the country’s authorities have carried out all the anti-doping measures demanded by the world athletics governing body IAAF.

Hundreds of attempts to carry out drug tests on Russian athletes this year have been thwarted, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

“At the end of the day we have fulfilled all the criteria, everything that they demanded of us. All the athletes are under control,” minister Vitaly Mutko told Interfax news agency.

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