"I wanted sanctions that cannot be watered down. We owe it to the clean athletes to implement the sanctions as strongly as possible."
-- World Anti-Doping Agency vice president Linda
on Russia's a four-year ban from all major sporting events, including the Olympics and men's and women's World Cups, after it was deemed non-compliant for manipulating laboratory data
handed over to investigators in January 2019. Russia, which will be allowed to play in Euro 2020, not deemed a "major" sporting event, has 21 days to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. (BBC Sport