The BBC reported on WMH Lawyers Jim Walden and Avni Patel’s statement on Russia’s evidence tampering. Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov – the former head of Moscow’s anti-doping laboratory – has also called for harsher punishments. View Article

“The Russian gangster state continues to deploy a predictable and deplorable policy of deception, evidence tampering and lying to cover up its crimes,” his lawyers said in a statement.

“The Kremlin must think the people of the world are idiots to believe this shameless and transparent stunt.

“Wada should be applauded for revealing Russia’s latest crime, but if the IOC and the international sports regulatory framework gives Russia yet another free pass, other countries will simply follow in their footsteps.”