WORLD Russia denounces proposed doping ban as 'politicised'


Russia denounces proposed doping ban as 'politicised'


19:25, November 28, 2019


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Russia on Thursday denounced a proposed four-year doping ban as a politically motivated and unfair attempt to prevent its athletes from competing. 

"This is about the politicisation of this issue in order to squeeze Russia out. There is a term for such a thing: unfair competition," foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a briefing in Moscow.

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