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Pound heads Russian doping probe
16 Dec 2014 18:06
Dick Pound, the hard-hitting former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, is to head an independent commission investigating allegations of systematic doping and cover-ups in Russia.
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Pound will chair the three-man commission and will be joined by fellow Canadian Professor Richard McLaren, a longstanding member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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It follows a programme broadcast by German TV station ARD on doping in Russia, which also alleged the IAAF world athletics body had failed to follow up on suspicious blood tests from more than 150 athletes.
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