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Kremlin condemns 'dangerous interference' in sport

2016-07-18 21:41
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Moscow - The Kremlin on Monday condemned what it called a "dangerous" return to political interference in sport after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for Russia to be banned from the Rio Olympics.

Referring to an international boycott of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, the Kremlin said in a statement that "now we are seeing a dangerous recurrence of interference of politics in sport.

"Yes, the forms of such interference have changed, but the aim is the same as before: to make sport an instrument of geopolitical pressure."

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