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GLASGOW, Scotland -- Russian sport is a long way from convincing the world that it has cleaned up its act, the World Anti-Doping Agency declared Sunday, pointing to the states failure to accept it was behind a doping program, its continued obstruction of testing, and a series of cyberattacks. Barclay Goodrow Jersey .It would be better if they were maybe a little bit more contrite, WADA President Craig Reedie told The Associated Press after being re-elected unopposed for a second term.Russia is seeking readmission to WADA a year after being declared non-compliant with the doping code, following the publication of a report detailing widespread cheating in track and field.Fresh evidence of state-backed doping cover-ups was revealed by investigators ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Games, although WADAs recommendation of a blanket ban on Russias Olympic team was rejected by the IOC.Russias integrity is set to be challenged again when Canadian law professor Richard McLarens final doping report is published on Dec. 9, with the focus on winter sports.Reedie said Russia still has to get the rest of the world to believe that they have reformed and this (doping) wont happen again. So there is much work to be done.At Sundays Foundation Board meeting, WADA officials outlined how Russia continues to frustrate anti-doping officials by denying access to so-called closed cities where athletes are training and also to a sealed-off laboratory in Moscow that contains samples sought by sporting federations.The public criticism was delivered in front of Russian President Vladimir Putins anti-doping troubleshooter, Vitaly Smirnov, the former Soviet sports minister now heading Russias state-backed anti-doping commission.Russia has never had a state-sponsored system of doping, Smirnov responded defiantly.Vitaly Mutko, who was recently promoted from sports minister to deputy prime minister, was banned from attending the Rio Olympics after being accused by McLaren of ordering the cover-up of a failed drug test by a foreign soccer player.A WADA presentation on Sunday flagged up claims by Mutko that McLarens report was falsified and threats to prosecute those assisting the investigators.One of Mutkos deputies at the sports ministry, Yuri Nagornykh, was ousted on Putins orders after McLaren said he helped to orchestrate cover-ups of hundreds of drug tests. But Smirnov said Nagornykh was not a member of the government because he was deputy minister, maintaining that only ministers are members of the government.Russias unflinching denial of state involvement was rebutted by WADA, with Reedie endorsing clear evidence of collision between the laboratory and the ministry from McLarens investigation.Reedie does, however, believe there is a willingness to resolve the problems. And he will not insist on a full acceptance of guilt at government level as an absolute condition of Russias anti-doping body being cleared by WADA.It would be a great shame if they couldnt be compliant because they couldnt find a way of dealing with closed cities, Reedie said, referring to the areas where the Russian military restricts access. Maybe athletes shouldnt go there.Also straining relations are the cyberattacks on WADAs databases, which the agency attributes to Russia espionage groups -- as they appeared designed to raise doubts about the integrity of sports stars from Western nations.Records of Therapeutic Use Exemptions, which allow athletes to use otherwise-banned drugs because of a verified medical need, were leaked by a hacking group known as Fancy Bears.This doesnt make international acceptance of Russian improvement any easier if this goes on, Reedie said of the hacking.While disclosing that hackers are still trying to obtain logins and passwords, WADA said it would continue to oppose the publication of athletes medical information. The agency said 143 TUEs were granted before or during the Rio Games, with a handful of the 11,303 competing athletes requiring more than one.The system works perfectly, Reedie said, as the TUEs are allocated and agreed by responsible people in sport.WADA will remain under the leadership of the 75-year-old Reedie for the next three years, despite elements of the Olympic world appearing uneasy with the agencys attacks on Russia. Association of National Olympic Committees President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah had wanted a neutral chair to take over from Reedie, who was supported by the International Olympic Committee.The IOC congratulated Reedie on Sunday and said it welcomed his commitment ... to work towards the appointment of a neutral WADA President.Reedie responded: I have always been (neutral). I will continue to be, and behave, as independently as I can. Joe Pavelski Jersey . -- Yogi Ferrell orchestrates pretty much everything in Indianas offence. Marc-Edouard Vlasic Jersey . 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They missed opportunities on three of six red-zone possessions in Sundays 29-28 loss to Kansas City.And their defense has given up an opening-drive touchdown in six straight games.Even with all of the issues, Atlanta (7-5) still clings to a tie for the NFC South lead with Tampa Bay, and Quinn likes his teams position.We know exactly what we stand for and exactly what we control, he said Monday. Theres a lot of fun football in front of us, and were looking forward to that, I can promise you.Quinn will wait until Wednesday, the first day of practice this week, to project the status of All-Pro receiver Julio Jones and two other starters, receiver Mohamed Sanu and left tackle Jake Matthews for Sundays game at the Rams.Jones has turf toe, Sanu has a sore groin and Matthews left Sundays game with a knee injury. The Falcons have lost their best defender, cornerback Desmond Trufant, to a season-ending pectoral injury, and its still uncertain when defensive end Adrian Clayborn will return from a torn medial collateral knee ligament.Against Kansas City, safety Keanu Neal struggled against tight end Trevor Kelce, who finished the game with eight catches for 140 yards. Neal is one of three rookie starters on defense. Linebacker DeVondre Campbell had a tough day, too.Special teams ace Eric Weems took a bad angle that couldve held the Chiefs fake punt return to a long gain instead of a 55-yard touchdown in thhe third quarter. Chris Tierney Jersey. s a team, we missed nine tackles, Quinn said. Any time youre up to the double-digit number, thats a lot.The games two crushing plays were a pair of interceptions by Eric Berry that turned into nine Chiefs points. His 99-yard return on a 2-point conversion, which have the Chiefs the lead and turned out to be the last score of the game, was a bad read by quarterback Matt Ryan.But in the first half, the Falcons had to settle for field goals in the red zone and were stopped in the third quarter on fourth-and-one at the 10 when Ryans pass to running back Devonta Freeman fell short.Those are the things, as it gets down closer, youve got to be even better on the details, Quinn said. That leads us in to the 2-point play where we had an opportunity at the end of the game. They were playing a certain coverage, and our read shouldve taken us to another spot.Theres also concern that Jones, who leads the NFL in yards receiving for the second straight year, isnt getting enough focus in the red zone. Jones has only five touchdowns this year, so Quinn said offensive coordinator Kyle Shahanan are still working on ways to get him open.When we move down closer, they certainly know where (No.) 11 is, and some of the doubles go to him, Quinn said. That was certainly one of the coverages we expecting there at the end. When you do get a double on one person, (the tight end) becomes open.---For more NFL coverage: AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL---Follow George Henry at www.twitter.com/georgehenryAP Cheap Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys 2020 China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys 2019 Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' ' 

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