The head of The Ministry of sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov has warned that during a home world Cup in 2018 against the Russian national team can be taken of provocation.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
“All of our athletes will undergo anti-doping control. And anti-doping officers are already working. Of course, will be a provocation”, – quotes RIA Novosti Kolobkov.
The Minister added that to respond to such caprices should be quiet and exclusively in the legal plane.
Also Kolobkov said that the disqualification of Vitaly Mutko the International Olympic Committee (IOC) applies only to events under the auspices of this organization.
“The FIFA President immediately after a decision of the IOC stated that it will not affect the world championship on football in Russia”, – said the official.
Recall that in early December, the IOC suspended from the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang entire Russian team. Russians will be able to participate in the Games under a neutral flag, provided that they can prove their “purity”.
It is expected that the winter Olympics will arrive about 200 Russian sportsmen.
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