IOC confirms Russia’s membership not to be suspended

IOC decides against blanket ban for all Russian athletes at Rio Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has decided not to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee’s (ROC) membership, the IOC said in a press statement after a meeting of its executive board on July 24.

Earlier, a source in the IOC who took part in the IOC executive board meeting told TASS ROC’s membership would not be suspended.

Source: Tass.com

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