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15 sports federations carrying on doping probes against Russia

IANS  |  Moscow 

As many as 15 international federations are carrying on with anti-doping investigations in regard to Russian athletes, (WADA) has said.

"It is a very complex investigation. What we can see so far is that many International Federations are overstretched with the complexity of the data," news agency quoted Reedie as saying by Insidethegames portal on Tuesday.

"Two IFs (International Federations) have officially closed cases. Four have processed cases. Seven have requested details on forensic analysis," Reedie said. "Four have requested re-analysis of WADA-received samples.

"We have to finish this because sport will be diminished, the fight against will be diminished and the reputation of IFs in sport could be diminished as well," the added commenting on the ongoing anti-doping probes in regard to Russian athletes.

In mid-December 2017, the Intelligence and Investigations Team met with over 60 representatives from international federations, the (IOC), the Committee (IPC) and other anti-doping organisations to share information from the (LIMS) database of the former WADA-accredited



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 19:32 IST