Russian investigators looking into doping allegations : report

Thu May 19, 2016 12:11pm EDT
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian state investigators are looking into allegations from former anti-doping laboratory chief Grigory Rodchenkov about Russian sports doping, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday.

Interfax news agency cited Vladimir Markin, spokesman for Russia's Investigative Committee, as saying that a decision will be taken on how to proceed with the cases based on the results of the checks.

(Reporting by Lidia Kelly Editing by Christian Lowe)

The Russian national flag (R) and the Olympic flag are seen during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia, February 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo