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IAAF: Russia Accepts Athletics Ban Following Doping Report

The world athletics governing body says Russia has accepted a full, indefinite suspension from international competition, following a report alleging that Russia's athletes were part of a state-sponsored blood doping scheme. The International Association of Athletics Federations confirmed the suspension Thursday following a council meeting in Monaco and said the Russian athletics federation did not request a hearing. The IAAF said the Russian federation (Araf) promised to cooperate...

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