Doping RussiaHere we go again. It seems that Russian athletes are not caring at all about all WADA and IAAF warnings. This time, the 17 year old hurdler Maxim Kosyukov failed a doping test.

In fact, the althete tested positive for methelonone after he won the junior Russian Championships on the 110hs. Such substance, found in the body of the Bielorussian shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk during London 2012 as well, allow to get advantages for the muscle mass with limited, practically any side effects and, also for this reason, it is considered one of the most “safe” doping substances.

The young athlete has been expelled from the track for four years by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC); athough, what is actually causing a sensation is that this is the umpteen case of doping in Russia and the athlete is really young.  Is it really necessary to do that to become a champion? The question should be forwarded to the Russian athlete.

To safegard the “clean” Russian athlete, the ARAF General Secretary and IAAF’s Council Member, Mikhail Butov, hopes in a world meeting of the Olympic institutions in Monte Carlo, on 10 and 11 March, to define the situation before Rio.

During an interview fot the Russian newspaper, TASS, Butov said: “I need to explain to my colleauges what we did in the past, all the measures we took and, above all, what ARAF is going to do for the anti-doping.


Leave a comment



  • Austrian
  • Deutsch
  • Danish
  • International
  • Suomi
  • Français
  • Magyar
  • Italiano

PHOTOS: 61st Campacc...

2018 for us started with a bit of cold and some mud.  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: Bruxelles Di...

The second, and last, Diamond League 2017 leg for us this year  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: World Mounta...

Last Sunday, North Italy hosted the World Mountain Running Championships of Premana  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: European Ath...

We are shooting at the European U20 Championships 2017 in Grosseto, Italy.  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: Rome Diamond...

Yesterday in Italy has been held the Rome Diamond League 2017, named  [ Read More ]

VIDEO: Genzebe Dibab...

Incredibile Diamond League in  Monaco. To light up the evening this time is  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: Bruxelles Di...

The second, and last, Diamond League 2017 leg for us this year  [ Read More ]

PHOTO: European Athl...

Last sunday in Italy have been held the European Athletics Cross Country  [ Read More ]

Sweden wins the Finn...

Day two of the Finnkampen / Ruotsiottelu in Tampere was welcomed by  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: Combined Eve...

Yesterday in Caorle, Italy, the Combined Events International Match between France, Switzerland  [ Read More ]

PHOTOS: London Diamo...

Bolt’s return, Kendra Harrison’s World Record, Mo Farah’s World Lead. This has  [ Read More ]


facebook twitter instagram youtube Google+ rss

Android app on Google Play iOS app su App Storerss