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the CEO of the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) Yuri Hanus stated that he had not received any documents from the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) regarding the possible non-participation of the Russian team in the world Cup in 2022, according to RIA Novosti.
“No official documents from WADA on this topic, we did not. I think that for this kind of applications, while there is a trial, it is still too early,” he said.
Earlier Arabic edition of BeIN Sports, citing its own sources reported that WADA has informed Russia of the impossibility of participating in the 2022 world Cup to be held in Qatar.
In December, 2019 the Executive Committee of WADA has suspended Russian athletes from participation in major international competitions for four years. RUSADA was recognized as inconsistent with the world anti-doping code.
While the decision of the Executive Committee are not in force, since the case against RUSADA WADA sent for trial in the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne.