The International Olympic Committee has acted to curb the power of sports federations and overhaul doping controls in a revamped fight against drugs cheating, but the road to reform promises to be long and complex. What has the IOC decided and why? In the wake of the state-sponsored doping scandal in Russia that surfaced in the run-up to the Rio Olympics, the IOC on Saturday announced its plans for a two-pronged reform: testing and sanctions.
The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) started disciplinary actions against officials of the Russian Ministry of Sports accused of running a state doping operation, according to official statement.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will thoroughly examine the doping accusations against Russia, particularly those made against the country’s Ministry of Sport, the IOC said in a statement on Monday.
The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) greeted the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to slap Russia with a blanket ban from Rio Olympics after a doping scandal.
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