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Russia Accepts IAAF Ban

The Russian athletics federation has accepted its ban from the sport in the wake of widespread doping revelations, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Thursday.


The IAAF Council is meeting in Monaco on Thursday, with the crisis surrounding doping and connected corruption the number one item on the agenda.


“IAAF Council was today informed that written confirmation had been received yesterday from ARAF (All Russia Athletics Federation) accepting their full suspension without requesting a hearing as was their constitutional right,” the IAAF said in a statement.

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