'Russian skiers are clean,' says Trikhichev after rare success

Russian skier Pavel Trikhichev scored a surprise second place in the Alpine combined event in Wengen and then used his moment in the spotlight to defend his country's skiers."Russian skiers are totally clean," said the Russian, whose country has been suspended from the upcoming Winter Olympics because of a programme of institutionalised doping.He said that relentless testing proves the Russians are clean."I have undergone eight doping tests in the last six months," he said. "So there's no questions over me."Before Friday, Trikhichev's best World Cup finish was 16th in the...

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By: France 24 - 7 days ago

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