Matytsin: Russian legislation fully complies with the anti-doping convention
MOSCOW, January 17 – RIA Novosti. Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin said that Russian legislation is fully in line with the International Convention Against Doping in Sport, and Russian anti-doping rules are in line with the World Anti-Doping Code.
On Tuesday, the head of the department attended the chairperson meeting of the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the International Convention against Doping in Sport, held in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). Matytsin noted that Russian legislation is fully consistent with the convention, and with Russian anti-doping rules – with the world code.
Matytsin noted that the government commission on the International Convention Against Doping in Sport, which includes the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federal Agency for Medicine and Biology, the Russian Olympic and Paralympic Committees and other departments, is working effectively. country.
Earlier, WADA President Vitold Banka said that after the founding board meeting of the organization, the anti-doping law was not applied to Russian law and this was an obstacle to the automatic restoration of RUSADA’s full status after 17 December 2022. – The date when the sanctions against Russian sports ended. RUSADA told RIA Novosti that the organization has briefed WADA on the progress in the State Duma’s consideration of the draft law on amendments to the law “Physical education and sport in the Russian Federation”.
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