Russia's anti-doping agency resumes work "with some responsibilities" - TASS


MOSCOW, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) had been reinstated with some responsibilities, TASS news agency reported.

"RUSADA is resuming its work," TASS quoted Mutko as saying. "A number of programmes have been allowed - an educational one, the issuance of licences and transportation of tests. These powers have been returned to the agency."

Mutko also said RUSADA would sign a cooperation agreement with its British counterpart, Interfax news agency reported.

(Reporting by Jack Stubbs and Dmitry Solovyov)

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