WADA Calls for All Russian Athletes to Be Barred From Olympics After Damning New Report

WADA Calls for All Russian Athletes to Be Barred From Olympics After Damning New ReportThe World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended today that Russia be totally barred from this summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after a damning new investigation by the body found the country directed a doping cover-up affecting virtually “all sports” in the country. Russia’s track and field athletes are already barred from competing in Rio after a WADA investigation in November found a cover-up of systemic doping among them. The new WADA investigation found that doping affected almost every sport, not just track and field, and provided fresh evidence it was controlled directly by the Russian state.

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