Suspended Russ track fed could miss Rio
(Associated Press) - November 14, 2015 - 9:00am

LONDON – Calling it a wake-up call for a sport in a “shameful” position, IAAF president Sebastian Coe said Russia will be banned from next year’s Olympics unless it convinces the world it has cleaned up its act on doping.

The sport’s governing body provisionally suspended Russia’s track and field federation on Friday, four days after the country was accused of operating a vast, state-sponsored doping program in a damning report by a World Anti-Doping Agency commission.

The move bars Russia from all international track and field competition for an indefinite period, including the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, until the country is judged to have fixed its problems and fallen into line with global anti-doping rules.                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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