RUSADA explains disqualification of Maria Sotskova

On March 3, the Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced a ten-year ban of former Olympic figure skater Maria Sotskova. The following day, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) explained the disqualification in a press release. According to the decision by the Disciplinary Anti-Doping Committee of the agency, Sotskova in eligible to take part in theContinue reading “RUSADA explains disqualification of Maria Sotskova”

Most tested Russian figure skaters by RUSADA in 2020

Russian news agency TASS obtained information showing the country’s most tested figure skaters in 2020 by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). 2019 European champion Alexander Samarin has been tested three times in the span of eleven months. Dmitri Aliev, Ivan Bukin, Anna Shcherbakova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Dmitrii Kozlovskii, Daria Pavliuchenko, Alexandra Stepanova, and Tiffany Zagorski haveContinue reading “Most tested Russian figure skaters by RUSADA in 2020”