Agency resumes work

MOSCOW: Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) had been reinstated with some responsibilities, TASS news agency reported. “RUSADA is resuming its work,” TASS quoted Mutko as saying. “A number of programmes have been allowed — an educational one, the issuance of licences and transportation of tests. These powers have been returned to the agency.” Mutko also said RUSADA would sign a cooperation deal with its British counterpart, Interfax news agency reported.