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Track Team's Ban Casts Pall Over Russian Olympic-themed Festival

Authorities held a small festival Saturday in Moscow to support Russia's Olympic team, a day after the nation's track and field athletes were effectively banned from the Rio Olympics for failing to adequately clean up systemic doping. The All-Russian Olympic Day included sporting events, demonstrations and games for the public, as well as speeches by past Olympic medalists. Russian Olympic Federation President Alexander Zhukov attended the festival and spoke to the media about...

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