Damning report shows Russia covered up 26 positive doping tests in cycling

Russia covered up 580 positive doping samples, including 26 from cycling, according to the McLaren report

The McLaren report into the alleged state-sponsored doping programme in Russia has revealed that 580 positive anti-doping tests were made to disappear, including 26 in cycling since 2012.

In the report, ordered in response to revelations made in an American TV documentary by whistleblowers Vitaly Stepanov and Yuliyana Stepanova, Richard McLaren confirms that the Ministry for Sport in Russia played a part in covering up positive tests in two laboratories.

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