World Anti-Doping agency refers Russian determine skater Kamila Valieva's case to court docket of Arbitration for activity - CNN

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the realm Anti-Doping agency (WADA) has referred the case of Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva to the courtroom of Arbitration for activity (CAS) after deeming the Russian Anti-Doping agency (RUSADA) has made no development on the skater's winter Olympics doping case.

In a statement on Tuesday, WADA President Witold Bańka referred to: "despite inserting RUSADA under formal note to resolve the Kamila Valieva case quickly, no growth changed into made. therefore, i will be able to confirm WADA has now officially referred it at once to the court docket of Arbitration for recreation."

CAS had no remark when asked if it had received WADA's referral but noted it "will publish a media liberate as soon as the appeal has been got and registered."

CNN has reached out to RUSADA for comment.

Valieva, who is now 16, turned into suspended by RUSADA the day after she guided the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to victory in the crew adventure at Beijing 2022, all the way through which she grew to be the primary lady to land a quadruple leap within the wintry weather Olympics.

She had tested tremendous for a banned substance – the heart treatment trimetazidine, which can raise endurance – in December 2021. but the consequences of the failed December drug test only got here to light all over the Olympics when it turned into analyzed and mentioned to RUSADA.

Valieva has no longer publicly explained the high-quality verify results.

The IOC's disciplinary committee has said that Valieva blamed the advantageous check on a mix-up together with her grandfather's medication, as she referred to he makes use of trimetazidine for his coronary heart circumstance.

In October, RUSADA referred to in an announcement that it had accomplished its investigation however became maintaining the last decision of a case involving a determine skater, who is a member of the Russian Olympic Committee and a "included adult," confidential.

WADA replied to that RUSADA remark in October with the aid of noting that "WADA is not a celebration to this case but because it at all times does, WADA will evaluation the outcome of the tribunal and reserves the correct to hotel an enchantment with the courtroom of Arbitration for sport, if acceptable."

at the time, the international Olympic Committee (IOC) mentioned it expected RUSADA to comply with the WADA code and to address the case all of a sudden to enable the overseas Skating Union "to define the definite effects of the determine skating team competition at the Olympic winter games Beijing 2022 and the IOC to opt for the medal allocation."

CNN has reached out to the IOC for comment.

crew united states of america accomplished 2nd within the group adventure, Japan third and Canada in fourth. as a result of the doping controversy, no medal ceremony became held all through the video games.

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