US lawmakers propose Rodchenkov Act to criminialise doping in international competitions

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The proposed bill has been called the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act (RADA), named after the former head of the Moscow Laboratory Grigory Rodchenkov.

Rodchenkov fled Russia in 2015 and provided much of the evidence that led to the country being banned from competing under their own flag at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang in February.

The act would establish criminal penalties for knowingly manufacturing, distributing, and using performance enhancing drugs, it is claimed. Read More