The Russian association of athletics will dopingboete of eur 8.9 million

The board of directors of the international association of athletics World Athletics, the Russian association of athletics on Thursday, a penalty of 10 million u.s. dollars (about 8.9 million euros) for violating the anti-doping rules.

World of Athletics was decided, moreover, that in the summer, to a maximum of ten Russian athletes are under a neutral flag, be allowed to take part in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, japan.

As one half of the fine has not been paid before, July 1, there should be absolutely no Russian athletes in action in Russia. The other $ 5 million will only have about two years to be submitted, except that if the Russians were, once again, the anti-doping rule violation. The amount will be immediately payable.

“This is a punishment to fit the seriousness of the offences of the Russian federation, and it is a clear message that we take this very seriously,” said World Athletics president Sebastian Coe. “The previous measures were not enough for russia’s behavior will change.”

The World Athletics Council, which issues package of sanctions in relation to the RusAF’s breach of anti-doping rules.

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The Russian athletes for the four-year ban

The Russian association of athletics through a World Athletics (previously the IAAF) in 2015, is suspended due to a widespread dopingnetwerk in the country. The Russian athletes are allowed since that is not under its own flag and compete in the big tournaments.

World of Athletics was threatened to Russia, all the way to the olympic atletiektoernooi after seven officials of the Russian federation in november of last year, has been accused of trying to undermine a dopingonderzoek. The former president, would be the false documents are used. Last month, stepped out of the full members.

The whole Russian sport is still deep in a dopingcrisis. The global antidopingbureau, NAMELY, decided, in december, the Russian athletes for the four-year ban by the world soccer matches.

Russia is fighting the suspension, even at the international sporttribunaal CAS.

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