Million penalty: No room for the Russians

Now you have paid so it's your penalty, the Russians. Probably. Three days prior to the expiration of the last period, sports Minister Oleg Matyzin to tell you

Million penalty: No room for the Russians

Now you have paid so it's your penalty, the Russians. Probably. Three days prior to the expiration of the last period, sports Minister Oleg Matyzin to tell you that he had asked the athletics Federation, his country's (Rusaf) those 6.3 million dollars available for the payment of a penalty for a Doping abuse, as well as legal costs for one and a half months. A little later the Rusaf informed that the amount to be transferred.

With the promise to pay now, finally, prevented Matyzin, ten days ago, at the last minute exclusion of the Russian athletes from the Association, world sport, and – worst of punishment – from the Olympic Games. Suspended, the Russian Federation, the Olympic participation of athletes like the world champion indoor Marija Lassizkene and Anzhelika Sidorowa, the Best in the world in the high jump and the bar remains high jump, and hurdles Sprinter Sergey Schubenkow remains in limbo.

money and words are not enough

If all goes well, grants to you, the world Association (World Athletics) the Status of neutral athletes. The million payment, namely, the receipt of World Athletics has not yet confirmed, it does not regulate everything. By the end of the month, the Russians will have to present a concept, such as the set of Doping and Manipulation by and of the working level of unteachable representatives of a Doping mentality organization dominated want to re-establish verifiable. From Matyzins house sounds, they wanted to protect the interests of the Russian athletes and their right to participate in international competitions, as well as its full membership in the world Association to enforce.

But money and pithy words are not enough. 2014, before the state's fraud was revealed at the winter Olympic games, was the runner Yulia Stepanova, the systematic Doping in the Russian athletics in public and had to flee from their homeland. In November 2015, suspended in the world of the Russians Association – also out of self-protection. He had been under the now-discarded acronym IAAF, not the victims, but partners in the great fraud. The former President Lamine Diack, Vice the current President Sebastian Coe, was for many years, stand accused of money laundering and embezzlement in a Paris court; the judgment is pending.

Updated Date: 12 August 2020, 16:21

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