Wada: Russia sanctions to hit EM

the game is played the european championship football in Russia next summer. Wednesday confirms The International anti-doping agency (Wada) against the news a

Wada: Russia sanctions to hit EM

the game is played the european championship football in Russia next summer.

Wednesday confirms The International anti-doping agency (Wada) against the news agency AP that the sanctions against Russia, a committee under the Wada has recommended, will not result in Russia losing its medværtskab for euro 2020. It writes the Norwegian NTB.

on Monday recommended a Wada-committee a number of tough sanctions against Russia, because the country for many years have seen great on the anti-doping rules and continues to do so.

Among other things, that Russia should be deprived of the host for all the events, the land should wind up in the course of the next four years – unless it is for practical or legal reasons is impossible to move the hosting to another country.

But EM is not considered to be a big enough event to be subject to the potential sanctions.

Saint Petersburg is one of 12 host cities for next year's european championship. There must also be played the matches in Copenhagen.

Denmark and Russia are located in the same EM-group, which teams the game shall be settled in Denmark. It is also clear that Belgium end up in the same group. The fourth and final team will be either Finland or Wales.

That is the draw for the european championships finals 30. november, where the remaining teams shall be distributed in the groups - with the exception of the teams yet to qualify through the Nations League play-off matches.

Within the next four years, there is also a summer and a winter OLYMPICS, but Wada will first, in a meeting 9. december to make a decision on whether and to what extent Russia should be sanctioned.

Updated Date: 27 November 2019, 12:00

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