Vladimir Putin: Athletes requiring TUEs should not compete against those who don't

Vladimir Putin claims that athletes granted Therapeutic Use Exemptions should not be competing against those who do not require medication

Vladimir Putin (Photo: Kremlin.eu)

Russian president Vladimir Putin says athletes who have been granted Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) should compete in separate competitions to those who don't.

Hackers, alleged to be from Russia, have recently leaked details of Olympic athletes' TUEs, with several high profile sportsmen and women caught up in the controversy.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.