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WADA To Allow RUSADA To Resume Drug Testing Under UKAD Supervision

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 17

Russia "can resume drug testing of its athletes under supervision," the World Anti-Doping Agency announced, according to the BBC. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) was suspended in '15 after its staff was accused of "covering up drug use" in a report by lawyer Richard McLaren. WADA said that R...

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