The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the IAAF has the right to exclude all Russian track and field athletes if it chooses to do so.
Roque, seen here being played somewhere other than the Olympics. Photo Credit: General Photographic Agency/Getty Images
“We understand that our problems with doping have deep roots in the past and cannot be eradicated in a short period of time."
Photo: Vitaly Mutko
Photo: documentary shown on German broadcaster ARD showed images of boxes of EPO and used syringes in bins at Kenya's top training camp in Iten and they filmed a doctor promising they could help athletes dope ©ARD
Photo: All-Russia Athletic Federation head Dmitry Shlyakhtin said last month that long jumper Darya Klishina met the criteria [only one of two]
Nope, we couldn’t make this stuff up. Yes, there was a very long time ago an Olympic event known as club swinging. This ended in 1932 before most of us were born and there seems to be no constituency for bringing this winner back to life.
Photo: Club Swinging at the Royal Navy Training School. Photo Credit: E. Phillips/Fox Photos/Getty Images