Coe: Russia could be competing ‘by the end of the year’
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Lord Coe: Russia could compete ‘by the end of the year’

Lord Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federation, tells Radio 4's Today that Russian athletes may be re-admitted to competition "by the end of the year".

Russia was banned from the Olympics and will be banned from the World Athletics Championships in August because of state-sponsored drug cheating but President Putin has now said they will establish an independent system to combat doping in his country.

  • 02 Mar
  • From the section World
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