• Russian athletes lose appeal to compete in 2016 Rio Olympics

    Russian athletes lose appeal to compete in 2016 Rio Olympics

    The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) found Russia to be guilty of state-sponsored doping back in November, leading to a ban from this year’s competition.

     

    Will Russia receive a blanket ban?

    Several of the world’s leading anti-doping authorities have been putting pressure the International Olympic Committee to ban Russia entirely from the upcoming Olympics.

    The IOC were eagerly awaiting the outcome of today’s CAS verdict before deciding whether to issue fresh sanctions. They are due to to hold a teleconference on Sunday, […]