Aussie Olympic boss’ blistering spray

VideoImageFootball: The Russian team doctor has claimed his team’s been drug tested 44-times before England has been tested once.

No sympathy.Coates, also the Australian Olympic Committee president, presented Australian race walker Jared Tallent with his belated Olympic gold medal on Friday.Tallent finished second in the 50km walk at the 2012 London Olympics but gets the gold after the post-Games doping ban of race winner Sergey Kirdyapkin of Russia.“Presenting an Olympic medal is always an honour, but more so on this occasion to be part of rectifying, in some way, the massive injustice perpetrated on Jared by a doping cheat and aided by a Russian Anti-Doping Agency and Russian Athletics Federation that were rotten to the core,” Coates said in his speech for the medal ceremony in Melbourne.Tallent’s medal ceremony comes just before the International Association of Athletics Federations rules on Saturday whether Russian competitors will be allowed to compete in the Rio Olympics in August.Coates said Kirdyapkin was one of six Russian athletes sanctioned for anti-doping rule violations by the Russian Anti-Doping Authority.“Kirdyapkin was … unable to scientifically rebut the conclusion of three independent experts, based on irregularities observed in his biological passport, that he had doped,” Coates said.“A cheating athlete — but wait for the sting.Justice finally prevailed for Aussie walker Jared Tallent.Source:News Corp Australia“When the disciplinary committee of the Russian Anti-Doping Authority declared Kirdyapkin ineligible for a total period of three years and two months, they commenced the sanction after the London Olympics.

“Not an issue. Also not an issue that they disqualified his competitive results to coincide with the periods when his blood samples were taken (August 2009 to August 2012), or almost.“A…

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