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• Russian sports body promises court battle if national athletes’ neutral status yanked

July 08, 2020

MOSCOW, July 8. /TASS/. The All-Russia Athletics Federation (RusAF) pledges to go to court in case national track and field athletes are banned from international tournaments, including under the so-called neutral status, RusAF President Yevgeny Yurchenko said on Wednesday.

The World Athletics Council is set to hold a video conference on July 29-30. The issue of RusAF’s membership and the future of Russian athletes’ participation in international tournaments will be on the agenda of this session.

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