IOC Calls for Block on Russia Hosting Sports Events

The Olympic body said it was exploring 'legal options' around an Olympic ban.
1:34 | 07/19/16

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Russian athletes still focused. On training and preparing for the Olympic Games in Rio that's according to a defiant Russian president Vladimir Putin. Dismissing the new report calling for a BN of all Russian athletes from this summer's Olympics. Due to their findings that Russia had a state sponsored doping program the Russian ministry of sport directed. Controlled and oversaw. The manipulation and athletes analytical results. We're sample swapping. The World Anti Doping Agency in November 1 accused the Russian tracking your athletes are using drugs and when 12100. Which led to a BN of Russia's in tie your track and field team. In this year's Olympics and now the head of the only independent commission set up by the agency. Claims the abuse and cover more widespread. Improve reported. This is not just about. What we in North America call track and field and others call athletics. It covers many sports. Russia's track and field team is fighting there will be an import and decision is due this birthday based on that ruling. Olympic officials say they will determine if a boy band all athletes from Rio is. And with Russia set to host the 2018. Opera World Cup. Fifa soccer's world governing body fit it will now reviewed that doping allegations against Russian soccer players reference in this report. It was the terror ABC news New York.

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