IOC must refuse cash to lift Russian Winter Olympics ban, insists most experienced member Dick Pound



The International Olympic Committee’s most experienced member and the former head of the World Anti-Doping Agency has poured scorn on the idea that Russia could get away with paying a fine to gain admission to next year’s Winter Olympics.
Dick Pound, whose independent commission was the first official body to uncover evidence of institutional doping in Russia, which Pound concluded was state sponsored, has said that the IOC’s reputation would be as disreputable as FIFA’s were it to accept the money.
IOC President Thomas Bach appeared to cave in to Russian pressure at last year’s summer... read more

 
12 August 2017 in Sport, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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