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IOC Summit Upholds IAAF Ban for Russian Athletics Team

An International Olympic Committee (IOC) special summit in Lausanne Tuesday upheld the ban on the Russian athletics federation, but kept the option open for some Russian track and field athletes to compete at the Rio Olympics as members of Russia's Olympic Committee. Speaking after the summit, IOC President Thomas Bach said that the sports leaders had "serious doubts" that athletes coming from non-compliant countries such as Russia and Kenya were clean.  But Bach did...

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