Russian athletes have been banned from performing at the 2016 Rio Olympics under the flag of Russia.
This decision was made by the Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which did not restore the membership of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF). As explained, the Russian side did not comply with the conditions necessary for the restoration of membership.
The editors of uznayvse.ru remind that at the end of last year the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accused Russia of large-scale anti-doping rule violations. After that, the IAAF recommended removing Russian athletes from all competitions, including the Olympic Games. As a result, the Russian side did not fulfill the conditions put forward by WADA, in particular, the inspectors of the organization were not allowed into the closed towns where Russian athletes live.

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Recall also that from January 1, WADA banned the use of the drug meldonium,massively used in the preparation of Russian athletes, after which many of them were disqualified, in particular, such a fate.

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