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• Belarus would consider Russian athletes who wish to switch allegiance

July 08, 2020

(Reuters) - Belarus would consider offers from Russian athletes who wish to switch allegiance and compete for the ex-Soviet republic instead, the head of the Belarusian athletics federation said on Wednesday.

Russian athletes are currently barred from competing under their country’s flag at major international events, including the Olympics, for four years after the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) found that Moscow had provided it with doctored laboratory data.

 

 


 

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