VIENNA (AP) — The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday in a landmark decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping.
The Russian sports ministry said it was notified of the decision by track and field's world governing body, which ruled that the country had not done enough to earn reinstatement...
The XXXI Olympiad will begin with Opening Ceremonies in just 51 days on Friday, August 5th in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. This will be the first time that the Summer Games will be hosted in a South American city.
While Team USA is still far from being finalized, 181 athletes (of what is expected to grow to over 500) have already been confirmed with a number of them coming from right here in Washington