The Global Athlete

More on the Russian Ban

Widely reported on Monday was the unanimous vote by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) to ban Russia from specific sport events for the next four years. Russia never tip-toed around its desire to dope on an industrial scale. That much has been documented in an Academy Award winning documentary and the more academic reports cataloging Russian doping misdeeds.  Many have claimed Russia suffered a mere hand slap from WADA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its...