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German News Agency Bild called the Head of the IOC Thomas Bach the 'Putin's Poodle'
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Agency spots friendship of Putin and Head of International Olympic Committee

The German News Agency Bild called the Head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach the 'Putin's Poodle' after the decision to let Russian team take part in the Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, reports. 

The agency highlights the friendship of the Russian President Vladimir Putin with Bach and supposes that Bach could place this friendship above the interests of sport.

Bild also reminds that the German became the IOC Head with the support of Russia.

'Is Bach returning the favor? Is he the Putin's Poodle?' the agency asks.

As reported earlier by, WADA is disappointed that the IOC did not heed WADA’s Executive Committee recommendations and allow Russian athletes to Rio Olympics.

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