Multiple Players Accuse Their Coach For Forcing Suspicious Injections

Published August 25, 2023 at 5:04 PM

A surprising twist has unfolded in the ongoing doping controversy, enveloping seven players from Ufa Tolpar, the junior squad affiliated with Salavat Yulaev in the KHL.

This saga has taken a more intricate turn as these players now reveal that their coach allegedly forced them into consuming unfamiliar substances, all while wielding their careers as leverage. Their recent bust for banned substances earlier this year has ignited a firestorm, with accusatory fingers pointing squarely at the physical training coach.

According to these players, they were subjected to dubious supplements and injections against their wishes. When they attempted to put up resistance, they were met with threats of dire consequences, including reports to higher-ups in the organization.

"According to insider sources, the athletes disclosed that the physical training coach was the one who prescribed these suspicious supplements and injections. The players maintained that they tried to push back, but the coach countered with the threat of reporting them to the team director, a move that could spell career trouble. Surprisingly, the team's management remained on the sidelines, seemingly trusting the physical training coach's judgment." -

Shockingly, the team's management reportedly chose not to intervene, allowing this alleged situation to persist. The players' tests returned positive for Meldonium, a substance explicitly banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. These serious allegations have cast a cloud of doubt over the team's internal dynamics and triggered speculation regarding potential actions against the implicated coach.

Via hawksinsider
August 25   |   29 answers
Multiple Players Accuse Their Coach For Forcing Suspicious Injections

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