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IBU Opens Probe Into Russian Biathlon Union, 29 Athletes Over Doping Allegations

© Sputnik / Alexander Vilf / Go to the photo bankAthletes during the mixed relay race at the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup – World Cup 1 in Ostersund, Sweden
Athletes during the mixed relay race at the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup – World Cup 1 in Ostersund, Sweden - Sputnik International
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The International Biathlon Union (IBU) on Thursday opened a formal probe against the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) and 29 individual athletes over their alleged involvement in doping scandal, the IBU said in a statement.

Lawyer Richard McLaren takes questions after delivering his second and final part of a report for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), at a news conference in London, Britain December 9, 2016. - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The statement added that the RBU informed the IBU that the Youth and Junior World Championships 2017 and BMW IBU World Cup 8 that Russia was expected to host "are given back to the IBU."

"After a thorough evaluation of the available data as of today, the Executive Board decided on the following… Opening formal investigations by the IBU against RBU and 29 athletes listed in the McLaren Report 2 (comparable to cases where there is a positive lab report) for cases not related to the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014," the statement said.

The second part of Richard McLaren's report on Russia's alleged doping abuse was presented on December 9 in London. It contains 144 pages, including tables with data on doping samples without specifying the names of the athletes.

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