Putin calls sports ban a political decision

  • Tuesday 10, December 2019 09:36 AM
  • Putin calls sports ban a political decision
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday (December 9) a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to bar Russia from major sporting events was political, and must be individual.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Monday slammed a ban on his country at major sports events.

The World Anti-Doping agency unveiled the move earlier in the day and Putin called it a 'political decision.'

WADA handed down the decision over Russia's tampering with doping tests.

However, Putin says Moscow has grounds to appeal the ban.