WADA Statement on Alex Schwazer Case

With regard to the Schwazer case, WADA, with a long press release, has again rejected the accusations of italian judge Walter Pelino going into detail on some aspects of the criminal proceedings in which the athlete disqualified for doping was dismissed from criminal accuses. In essence, WADA highlights how the overwhelming evidence of Schwazer's guilt was totally ignored by the italian judge, who instead set his behavior as if the trial was against WADA, World Athletics and the Cologne laborat...
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Grosseto to host European Masters Championships 2022. All details

Organized by italian walkers for over 35 runners and walkers from all over Europe. Grosseto is preparing to host next year the European Masters Athletics Championships Non Stadia (EMACNS), which is expected to take place in the Tuscan city by mid-May 2022. Great satisfaction for the LOC President (and president of italian athletics team ASD Track and field master Grosseto) Ernesto Croci, a walker of course. These are his words: “A 2-year job that led to the assignment of the event, thanks also ...
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President Seb Coe warns Italy over Alex Schwazer case

Italy must not be on the "wrong side of history" on the Alex Schwazer case. World Athletics President Sebastian Coe, on the press conference that followed the 224th World Athletics Council, warned Italy not to get on the wrong side of history. Alex Schwazer after the second doping disqualification of 2016 (testosterone) was affected by an Italian criminale judicial proceedings , but trial never started because his position was recently dismissed by the Bolzano judge Walter Pelino, who found that...
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Alex Schwazer thinks we are fools?

May be Alex Schwazer believes us stupid and forgetful. It is not enough for him to appear everywhere (newspapers, Sanremo and numerous other TV appearances), will also come a television series which will be "freely" taken from new book in which Sandro Donati will tell us about the "world conspiracy against Alex Schwazer"; obviously from the point of view of an alleged WADA consultant. Yesterday further and avoidable 10 minutes of interview in the well-known TV show"Le Iene", than with the repor...
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The truth is that Schwazer was not acquitted. What happens now?

Criminal doping charges against Alex Schwazer have been dismissed, the GIP (Judge of preliminary investigations) of Bolzano, Walter Pelino, has closed his position in the order of 87 pages that he did kick up a fuss not just for the alleged urine manipulation that is believed “proven with a high degree of rational probability”, but also for the direct attack on WADA and World Athletics. Those who speak of "sentence"in favor of Schwazer are wrong because in reality there was not even a trial. FI...
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Doping DSQ assigns to Italy and Marco De Luca the gold of Euro Cup 2015

Results have not yet been updated but there is little to formalize: Italy and Marco De Luca go to team and individual gold in the racewalk 50km of European Cup 2015 in Murcia (ESP). The russian walker Ivan Noskov had already been disqualified in 2016 for 4 years due to positivity at the EPO, but the disqualification had only canceled his results from 2 June 2015 to 15 July 2015, leaving valid the first place obtained in the European Cup in May of 2015. Justice, however, arrived, albeit with del...
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