BREAKING: Russia banned from 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup over doping scandal

Russia will not be allowed to compete at the 2020 Olympics or the World Cup two years later.

Russia have been handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events ruling them out of competing at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo and the football World Cup in Qatar in 2022. The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) suspension means the Russian flag will not be displayed and their anthem will not be played at any major sporting events.

Russian athletes who can prove they are untainted by the doping scandal will be allowed to compete at the two global events.

However,...
source: Express

2019-12-09 12:59
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