WADA will investigate allegations of doping at the Olympics in Sochi

World anti-doping Agency (WADA) will conduct investigations after allegations of doping at the Olympic games in Sochi. About it reported in a press-service of the organization.

“WADA is fully committed to investigate additional allegations reported by “60 minutes” and the New York Times and publicly report their findings,” said the organization’s President, Craig riddle. “WADA took over the investigation, considering the priority of the activity the purity of the sport,” he added.

May 12 The New York Times published an article in which the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory George Rodchenkov said that Russian athletes used doping during the Olympic winter games in Sochi in February 2014. He argued that this also applies to the 15 medalists.

After this reedy said that the statements are Rodchenkova “while allegations”, but in any case, it is “not good news for Russia”.

In the Kremlin, in turn, said that the accusations “slander look defector”. “Let’s just say, they look absolutely unfounded, these allegations, they are not based on how much credible data is not backed up by some arguments”, — explained the press-Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.