As a consequence, the Schmid Commission recommended to the IOC EB: IOC President Thomas Bach said: "This was an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport.
The IOC EB, after following due process, has issued proportional sanctions for this systemic manipulation while protecting the clean athletes.
Rather, he is a Russian government decoy to deflect attention from the DNC breach. Translation: The agencies have likely corroborated the technical evidence with other intelligence, like human or financial sources, said Susan Hennessey, a Brookings Institution fellow and a former lawyer for the National Security Agency.For one, he saw technical signs tying the Russian government to the hack and subsequent leaks.Further, although many foreign governments might plausibly want to hack the DNC for espionage, "mass-dumping stolen or intercepted political data to influence the public media has all the hallmarks of a Russian information influence operation," Tait wrote on the blog Lawfare.This should draw a line under this damaging episode and serve as a catalyst for a more effective anti-doping system led by WADA." He continued: "As an athlete myself, I feel very sorry for all the clean athletes from all NOCs who are suffering from this manipulation.Working with the IOC Athletes’ Commission, we will now look for opportunities to make up for the moments they have missed on the finish line or on the podium." Decision of the IOC EB Report of the Schmid Commission ### The International Olympic Committee is a not-for-profit independent international organisation made up of volunteers, which is committed to building a better world through sport.