The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has renewed its sponsorship deal with Russian bank VTB for 2017.
Russian bank to continue with legal action against WADA over claim IAAF $25 million sponsorship deal was suspicious
Russia's leading bank VTB has claimed that it will continue to take legal action against the World Anti-Doping Agency after it claims it was unfairly implicated a drugs scandal involving the country's athletes.
VTB Bank - the company at the centre of a major controversy involving the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) - will continue as a sponsor of gymnastics in 2016, it has been announced today.
Russian bank threaten legal action against WADA after claims IAAF $25 million sponsorship deal was suspicious
Russia's leading bank VTB has claimed that it is planning to sue the officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) behind its report into corruption in athletics after its relationship with the international governing body was questioned in a report published last week.
Russia's second-largest bank VTB announced today it would not renew its sponsorship contract with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) but insisted the decision has nothing to do with the current doping scandal its athletes are at the centre of.