70% Of Russian Olympians Approved For Rio Games After Doping Investigation

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The IOC approved the entry for 271 Russian athletes for the upcoming Rio De Janeiro Olympics set to begin on Friday night according to CBS News. The IOC rule barring Russian athletes who had previous doping sanctions from competing in the games was rejected due to being “unenforceable,” which could even allow for further appeals and more Russians being entered into the games. Still, more than 100 Russians have been excluded from the games with 67 of those being involved in track and field.”We have good news for the fans of the Russian Olympic team,” Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov said. “The majority of the sports have been admitted in full.” Original calls were for an…

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