SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
April 11, 2020—
Swimming coaches around the world have lambasted Russian attempts to use the global coronavirus pandemic as a plea-bargain tool to have the country’s Olympic ban dropped and open the doors to staging cancelled and postponed events in Russia because sport should “be together” at a time of crisis. Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin yesterday called on Olympic bosses, anti-doping chiefs and judges at the Court of Arbitration for Sport to set aside the ban on Russian . He suggested that his country could help to bailout other nations more stricken by the virus and facing economic hardship aft ...
Russia tries to get anti-doping charges dropped using Coronavirus as a reason