Russian worlds medallist says country unfair target in doping scandal

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Doha 2019 - Men's High Jump Final - Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar - October 4, 2019 Neutral athlete Ilya Ivanyuk in action REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian high jumper Ilya Ivanyuk, bronze medallist at this year’s world championships, believes his country is being unfairly scrutinised for doping, an issue he said existed all over the world. Russia finds itself on the brink of a four-year Olympic ban after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found Moscow had tampered with […]

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