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Statement from USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart on the IAAF’s Decision to Uphold Russia’s Ban from Athletics

“Over the past three years the IAAF has shown to be the beacon of hope for all sports organizations by taking a lead in addressing doping, standing up for clean athletes by suspending Russia, setting up the truly independent and pioneering Athletics Integrity Unit, and consistently pursuing cases for dopers of Russia’s state-sponsored doping regime. Following the IOC and WADA’s cowardly decision to reinstate…