McLaren report: More than 1000 Russian athletes implicated in state-sponsored doping

15:49 • 09.12.16



More than 1000 Russian athletes benefited from a state-sponsored doping programme run for four years from 2011, the BBC reports citing a new report.

The final part of the McLaren report implicates four medallists at Sochi 2014 and five from London 2012.

Adding more details of the doping it revealed in July, the report described an "institutional conspiracy" involving Russia's secret service.

It said the athletes did not act alone but were part of a programme.

The report's author, Professor Richard McLaren, who was appointed by the World Anti-Doping Agency, said the doping took place on "an unprecedented scale".

He added: "There was a cover up that evolved into an institutional and disciplined medal-wining strategy."

 





LATEST NEWSAll Today news

18:06 • 22/08

Iran in negotiations to unblock Twitter

17:48 • 22/08

Armenia- KfW joint projects discussed in Yerevan

17:25 • 22/08

Barcelona terrorism: Surviving suspects face judge

17:02 • 22/08

Traditional opposition exhausts power to form political agenda in Armenia - expert

16:26 • 22/08

Sky News documentary features Princess Diana's final hours and enduring legacy

15:59 • 22/08

Netflix lands Paul Greengrass pic about Breivik

15:30 • 22/08

Russia pays USSR’s last unsettled foreign debt

15:23 • 22/08

Uruguay, Argentina to launch joint 2030 World Cup bid

15:17 • 22/08

LA jury awards $417M to a single plaintiff in lawsuit linking Johnson & Johnson talcum powder to the woman's ovarian cancer

15:05 • 22/08

Turkish-Armenian MP sues journalist over anti-Christian remark

14:50 • 22/08

India top court bans Islamic instant divorce

14:36 • 22/08

Paris 2017: Armenian celebrates victory in starting match

14:19 • 22/08

Big Ben to stay silent for at least four years

14:08 • 22/08

Armenian president to travel to Russia for working visit

14:02 • 22/08

IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise, says Pentagon chief

13:54 • 22/08

Italy steps up security after Barcelona attack

13:39 • 22/08

BMW unveils new M5 in need for speed payback

12:13 • 22/08

Google launches new Android version

12:02 • 22/08

Trumps on White House balcony join the millions watching eclipse as totality sweeps eastwards across the US in celestial event-of-a-lifetime

11:44 • 22/08

His literature never recognized time –parliament speaker condoles over Perch Zeytuntsyan's demise

11:15 • 22/08

Former Kosovo PM dies in Turkey after stroke

11:02 • 22/08

One killed in Italian island earthquake

10:42 • 22/08

Haykakan Zhamanak: Turkey’s trade cooperation with EEU to oust Armenian manufacturers from Russian market  

09:49 • 22/08

Total solar eclipse leaves US in awe

09:39 • 22/08

Barcelona van driver shot dead by police  

09:26 • 22/08

Artur Aleksanyan named three-time world champion

18:10 • 21/08

Paris 2017: Armenian Olympic champion secures gold  

17:02 • 21/08

World’s least-visited countries revealed, from hidden Caribbean islands to little-known ancient realms

16:27 • 21/08

Barcelona attack suspect's identity confirmed

16:10 • 21/08

Apple adds 'police button' feature to iPhones

15:05 • 21/08

Russian tourist dies on volleyball playground in Turkey's Antalya

14:36 • 21/08

More details emerge over Armenian serviceman’s death  

14:26 • 21/08

Car crashes into bus shelters in Marseille, killing one

14:12 • 21/08

Serj Tankian celebrating 50th birth anniversary (photos)

13:35 • 21/08

Armenian writer Perch Zeytuntsyan dies at 79  

13:07 • 21/08

Trump back to White House after vacation

12:44 • 21/08

Barcelona terror attacks: Hunt for key suspect extended across Europe

12:17 • 21/08

Armenian serviceman reported dead

12:09 • 21/08

Nagorno-Karabakh reports increase in economic activity index

11:26 • 21/08

Armenia can annually export $2-$3bn worth weaponry to foreign states - expert

10:11 • 21/08

US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

09:30 • 21/08

Australian boy reported missing in Barcelona attack confirmed dead

09:13 • 21/08

US Navy destroyer collides with oil tanker off Singapore

15:01 • 19/08

Nagorno-Karabakh reports 220 Azerbaijani ceasefire violations

14:44 • 19/08

New EU agreement to offer no benefit to Armenia – political analyst

13:53 • 19/08

Georgian film wins top award in Sarajevo festival

13:29 • 19/08

Medical tourism on the rise in Armenia - specialists

12:20 • 19/08

April war hero Adam Sahakyan would turn 21 today

11:41 • 19/08

Where IS little Julian? 7-year-old Australian reported missing in Barcelona after terror attack (photos)

11:32 • 19/08

Chess: Aronian named winner in Saint Louis Tournament  

11:17 • 19/08

Lebanese army launches military operation against ISIS on Syria border  

11:06 • 19/08

Hraparak: Armenian scientist prepares special gift for Putin and Trump

10:31 • 19/08

Hraparak: Air passengers stuck in emergency as Yerevan-Thessaloniki plane hit in lightning attack

10:05 • 19/08

Trump fires White House chief

09:43 • 19/08

Football transfer news: Tottenham sign Ajax defender on six-year deal

09:13 • 19/08

Spain terrorism: Attacks could have been bigger, police say

18:05 • 18/08

VAT returned to foreign nationals up by 57% in January-July  

17:21 • 18/08

Extradited driver to serve rest of time in Armenia

16:58 • 18/08

Large asteroid to safely pass earth on Sept 1

16:30 • 18/08

'UFO, magic carpet or a gateway to another universe?' Chinese residents baffled by mysterious rectangular light in the sky

16:07 • 18/08

Caruso to advertise ‘Architects of Denial’ at Americana

15:07 • 18/08

Mars Probe data shows red planet is hiding water where there shouldn't be any

14:52 • 18/08

Russian Foreign Ministry reaffirms support to Karabakh peace  

14:17 • 18/08

Fire breaks out in Greek consulate in Turkey

13:57 • 18/08

'Every Armenian is a proof': Turkish journalist probes into exclusive archive on Genocide survivors

12:48 • 18/08

Armenian premier pledges plan to boost pomegranate farming in Artsakh

12:04 • 18/08

Stampede as tourists fled: Witnesses tell of how a carefree afternoon turned into bloodbath along Las Ramblas

11:27 • 18/08

No Armenian survivors reported in Barcelona terror attack

10:38 • 18/08

Saudi Arabia to open border for Qatari pilgrims

09:48 • 18/08

Islamic State claims responsibility for Barcelona attack

09:31 • 18/08

Barcelona terrorism: Second attack halted, police say, after 13 killed, 100 injured in Spanish resort

15:37 • 17/08

A New 24/7 Sales and Service Center of Ucom is Operating in Zvartnots Airport

13:43 • 15/08

Ucom Suggests Buying a Quality and Affordable Smartphone and Call Ucom and MegaFon Russia Networks Unlimitedly for 6 Months

18:01 • 04/08

Wide the range of seafood in SAS supermarkets

18:52 • 02/08

Summing up Sevan Startup Summit 2017

17:59 • 31/07

Inbound tourism up to about 25% in Armenia – official statistics

17:30 • 31/07

Turkey says detains over 1,000 in latest anti-terror raids

17:13 • 31/07

UK to end free movement with EU in March 2019

16:56 • 31/07

Hero pilot Alexander Akopov's heart-stopping emergency landing caught on camera as he flies 'blind' to save passengers

16:13 • 31/07

Putin bans secure browsing apps in Russia

16:05 • 31/07

Mkhitaryan thanks Scandinavia 'for warm welcome'

15:38 • 31/07

Iran-EEU trade cooperation discussed with Armenian ambassador

14:58 • 31/07

David Nalbandian: ‘I never thought I was going to devote my life to tennis’

14:30 • 31/07

Turkish man arrested for attacking Ataturk statue

14:16 • 31/07

25 injured in quake in Iran’s south-east

14:09 • 31/07

French acting star Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

13:58 • 31/07

Anti-Russia sanctions signal serious losses for Armenia’s economy - opinion

13:20 • 31/07

Paul McCartney hints new album will have song about Trump

12:53 • 31/07

14 killed, 6 seriously injured in lightning strikes across Indian province

12:30 • 31/07

Eurasian Union best recourse for Russia against US sanctions – analyst

11:50 • 31/07

Venezuela: Electoral officials claim 46% turnout amid violence

11:36 • 31/07

British zoo welcomes its first ever Philippine cockatoo born in UK

11:27 • 31/07

Huge queues in Sydney Airport amid terror fears

10:49 • 31/07

England beat France to reach Women's semi-finals

10:33 • 31/07

Armenian freestyle wrestlers win bronze in European Championship

10:01 • 31/07

White House ‘hopeful’ Moscow will change behavior – Pence

09:47 • 31/07

HSBC reports 5% rise in profits

09:29 • 31/07

US denounces Russian demand for cutting diplomatic staff

09:12 • 31/07

At least 9 hurt after van plows into crowd in Los Angeles

15:48 • 29/07

US sanctions against Russia 'in Armenia’s interests'  - analyst