May 19, 2016 / 4:11 PM / in 2 years

Russian investigators looking into doping allegations : report

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.

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

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

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