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Russian businessmen Usmanov, Lisin should join anti-doping commission - TASS cites commission head

Chairman of Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) Vladimir Lisin attends a session of the Gaidar Forum 2016 'Russia and the World: Looking to the Future' in Moscow, Russia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/Files
Chairman of Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) Vladimir Lisin attends a session of the Gaidar Forum 2016 'Russia and the World: Looking to the Future' in Moscow, Russia, January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/Files

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian businessmen Alisher Usmanov and Vladimir Lisin should be members of the new commission created to combat doping, the commission's head Vitaly Smirnov said on Friday, the TASS news agency reported.

He referred to the fact that Usmanov is president of the International Fencing Federation, while Lisin is president of the Russian Archery Union.

(Reporting By Jason Bush)

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