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MOSCOW, July 20. /TASS/. The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) requested from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to disclose the names of 10 Russian players mentioned in the recent anti-doping report of the agency’s Independent Commission, FIVB press service told TASS on Wednesday.
"The FIVB acknowledges receipt of the McLaren Report and has since sent a letter to WADA asking clarification and information regarding the eight volleyball and two beach volleyball Disappearing Positive Test Results referenced in the report," the press service said.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission, chaired by Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren, released a report on Monday on the results of its probe into the accusations of doping and manipulation of tests by Russian athletes and officials at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
The report states that the commission’s investigation registered a total of 643 cases of Disappearing Positive Test Results in Russia between 2012 and 2015 involving athletes from 30 sports. Eight cases were referred to Russian players in volleyball and two in beach volleyball.
"The FIVB has zero-tolerance towards doping and has total confidence in its anti-doping system," the press service said in its statement. "The FIVB is fully compliant with the WADA code and will continue carrying out its rigorous and robust anti-doping procedures as normal."
"It is important to reinforce the FIVB remains 100% committed to protecting clean athletes and will take immediate action to suspend any athletes who have infringed anti-doping rules," the statement said.
"There will be no further comment by the FIVB until it receives feedback from WADA," the statement added.
WADA Independent Commission, chaired by Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren, released a report on Monday on the results of its probe into the accusations of doping and manipulation of tests by Russian athletes and officials at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
The commission claimed it had found evidence that Russia’s Sports Ministry and the Center for the Training of Russian National Teams and the Federal Security Service (FSB) supported the doping program in Russian sports.
Following the report WADA recommended the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and all international sports federations to ban Russian athletes from all international sports competitions, including Rio 2016.