Statement on IOC Decision to Ban Russian Olympic Committee from the Winter Games from Travis T. Tygart, CEO, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

December 5, 2017 “Over the past three years, a high stakes game of chicken has been played between those willing to sacrifice the Olympic ideals by employing a state-directed doping program to cheat to win and, on the other side, athletes unwilling to stand silent while their hopes and dreams were stolen and the Olympic…