Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren, the author of the famous report on the Russian doping system, is working toward putting Russians back on the world sports stage.
A report has alleged that there was institutionalised manipulation of the doping control process before, during and after the 2014 Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Games.
In his report, WADA's Richard McLaren accused Russia of "state-sponsored" cheating that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports.
Tainted samples from Russian athletes were swapped for clean ones through a concealed hole in the wall of a drug-testing lab, it says.
53 of the 67 Russian track and field athletes banned by the IAAF took part in the 'Games' in Moscow.
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