Athletics: Russian athletes accused by Wada to sue whistleblowers, German channel

Russian athletes accused of doping are filing a lawsuit against the whistleblowers as well as a German TV station.
Russian athletes accused of doping are filing a lawsuit against the whistleblowers as well as a German TV station.PHOTO: EPA

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Russian athletes accused of using doping by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) will file a lawsuit against a fellow athlete and her husband who have become the whistleblowers on doping in Russian athletics, RIA-Sport news agency reported on Wednesday.

RIA-Sport has also reported, citing one of the athletes, that the lawsuit will also be brought against a German TV channel which aired a film about using doping by the athletes.