The Kremlin reacted to the decision of the arbitration on the non-admission of athletes to the Olympics


In the Kremlin the decision was described as “not very good” news ” the decision of the court of arbitration for Sport, which left in force the decision of the IAAF about the non-admission of Russian athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. As stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, “we still have to analyze the situation taking into account the adopted decisions”, the correspondent .

“Of course I can unequivocally Express the regret with such decision of the court of arbitration for sport, which touches all of our athletes. The theme of collective responsibility, from our point of view is unlikely to be acceptable. We are talking about athletes that have no relationship to doping”, — said Peskov.

He reiterated that the Russian relevant departments will analyze the situation. “Now I would comment further abstained” – he said.