Russia banned from Tokyo Olympics and football World Cup

Wada delivers four-year ban for doping offencesIndividual athletes will still be allowed to competeThe World Anti-Doping Agency has voted unanimously to ban Russia from international sport for four years for doping offences.Russia now have...

Russia banned from Tokyo Olympics and football World Cup
  • Wada delivers four-year ban for doping offences
  • Individual athletes will still be allowed to compete

The World Anti-Doping Agency has voted unanimously to ban Russia from international sport for four years for doping offences.

Russia now have 21 days to appeal against the sentence, which would see the country banned from participating at next summer’s Olympics in Tokyo and the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

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