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News ID: 45586
Publish Date: 10:04 - 29 March 2020
Tehran 29 March_World anti-doping agency President Witold Banka has warned that the coronavirus pandemic should not be used as an excuse for violating doping rules.

WADA warns not to use COVID-19 pandemic as opportunity to cheatTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_Banka underlined that the integrity of the world anti-doping system will be maintained and all cheaters will be caught.

The coronavirus outbreak has caused many countries to suspend their testing activities.

The WADA chief also noted that due to the postponing of the 2020 Tokyo games, those whose doping bans expire this year will be allowed to compete in the Olympics in 2021.

The Tokyo summer games were rescheduled to 2021 due to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, which has paralyzed global sport.

WADA has already banned Russia from all major sporting events for 4 years. WADA has accused Russian authorities of tampering with a database used by a Moscow laboratory in order to cover up doping cases.

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WADA ، cheat ، COVID
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