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Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko Claims McLaren Report Was 'Falsified'

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 29 / 16

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed Richard McLaren’s Independent Commission report has been "falsified" and says the country "will file lawsuits against those who make accusations of state-sponsored doping," according to Michael Pavitt of INSIDE THE GAMES. The McLaren Report...

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