November 16, 2017 / 5:21 AM / a month ago

Russia: WADA demands for RUSADA reinstatement have "political character"

MOSCOW, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Thursday some of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) criteria for the reinstatement of Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA have a “political character,” R-Sport news agency reported.

Kolobkov’s comments came after WADA ruled that RUSADA, which was suspended two years ago over a report alleging state-sponsored doping, remained “non-compliant”.

Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Jack Stubbs

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