The World Anti-Doping Agency has started compliance proceedings against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) more than exactly what it said were inconsistencies in data supplied to WADA in January this season.
RUSADA is in danger of being declared non-compliant by WADA only months after a suspension was raised, which might put increased strain to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude Russia from the Tokyo Olympics following year for failing to ensure that its athletes are sterile.
The WADA Executive Committee received a report from the Compliance Review Committee on Monday updating it upon the analysis of data from the Moscow laboratory which contained the results of thousands of tests undergone by sportsmen and women.
“The ExCO was informed that additional investigation… of inconsistencies in Moscow Laboratory information had directed WADA to start a formal compliance procedure against RUSADA on September 17 2019,” WADA explained in a statement.
The organization stated 47 instances had been emphasized and were acted on.
Chair of the Compliance Review Committee of WADA, jonathan Taylor, presented the information to the executive committee in Tokyo on Monday.
WADA was under pressure to bring Russia into lineup since a 2015 report summarized evidence of orderly doping in sports that is Russian.
That has been amplified when a report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren revealed evidence of testing and doping manipulation in Russia across sports.
Last Septemberthe WADA executive committee voted to reinstate RUSADA earlier it had fulfilled the demands laid out in a”Roadmap to Compliance”, which contained handing over the data from the Moscow lab.
Analysis was performed by WADA researchers before passing to take steps after the trials and data from the Moscow lab were eventually handed .
The International Weightlifting Federation suspended 12 athletes last month.
The Russian Athletics Federation (Rusaf) remains banned from global competition.
The governing council of the IAAF, athletics’ body , meets in Doha on Monday, using the report from its Russia task force and reinstatement of Rusaf on the schedule.