Russian Figure Skater Reveals Doping Officers Disrupt Numerous Trainings

Russian Figure Skater Reveals Doping Officers Disrupt Numerous Trainings:

On February 19, doping officers interrupted Alina Zagitova’s training session in order to take a urine sample after she had failed to do it before her practice.

Russian figure skater Ekaterina Bobrova shared with Russian media outlet Lenta.ru that doping control officers had disrupted numerous training sessions, and this happened not only to the Russian athletes.

“Doping tests are okay. In Russia people pay special attention to them, putting everyone in a flurry. Zagitova’s training session is said to have been disrupted, but the same happened to the Italians. Alina was not the only one. It’s good that they conduct tests, and they control everyone,” said Bobrova.

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Hacktivists Reveal Many US Olympians Were Allowed To Taking Banned Substances

Hacktivists Reveal Many US Olympians Were Allowed To Taking Banned Substances:

A second batch of secret data from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s database of athletes who took part in the 2016 Rio Olympics was released by the hacking group Fancy Bears; the list includes 10 ‘doping addicts’ from the US and five more from Britain.

The hacktivist group Fancy Bears published a second batch of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s medical data on athletes who took part in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

The publication came just a few days after Fancy Bears leaked alleged WADA documents showing that the agency had allowed US tennis players Serena and Venus Williams, as well as Olympic gold-winning gymnast Simone Biles and basketball star Elena Delle Donne to take banned substances for ‘therapeutic’ purposes.

H/t reader kevin a.

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