By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more than 30 sports were involved in an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive drug tests as Moscow 'hijacked international sport' over the course of five years, an independent WADA report said on Friday.
(Adds IOC reaction, edits) * Independent WADA report details institutional conspiracy * Russia 'corrupted London Games on unprecedented scale' * More than 30 sports, including soccer, were involved By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more
There is no evidence to suggest Russian president Vladimir Putin knew about "state-sponsored" doping in the country's sport programmes, doping investigator Richard McLaren told AFP on Friday.
The second and final part of an independent commission report, led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, was published on Friday and provided more details of an elaborate state-sponsored doping scheme operated by Russia. "It is alarming to read that 1,000 Russian athletes - competing in summer