Russian anti-doping agency suspended for non-compliance

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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 4:21 PM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) - The Russian Anti-Doping Agency was suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday for non-compliance.

The decision, which had the unanimous support of WADA's foundation board, came less than two weeks after an independent commission set up by the international anti-doping commission uncovered widespread doping offences and systematic failures.

(Reporting by Steve Keating; Editing by Frank Pingue)