November 10, 2015
Yesterday track and field’s doping problem became “front page” news across the globe as the Independent Commission (IC) created by WADA to investigate doping in Russia released a 323-page report (you can view the report in its entirety here) that totally validated the work of Hajo Seppelt and Germany’s ARD tv network.
The new IAAF head, Seb Coe, who was criticized last week by Reuters for not speaking to the press when the first reports came out that there was a criminal probe of his predecessor Lamine Diack, wasted little time in facing the media. He appeared on the UK’s Channel 4 where he was absolutely grilled by Jon Snow. Snow did an excellent job of asking the tough questions that needed to be asked.
Watch for yourself.
More: LRC Detailed Reaction The 12 Most Interesting / Important Things From The WADA Report On Russian Doping Don’t have time to read all 323 pages of the blockbuster report? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with the 12 best points.
LRC Quick Reaction It’s Worse Than We Thought: LRC Reacts To WADA Russian Doping Report The 300+ page WADA report is out (full report here, thread here) on a huge doping conspiracy in Russia that first garnered attention via a German ARD documentary late last year. The details are very amusing and depressing.