: Russia to be booted out of Olympics by International Olympic Committee - Dailymail

12:33 Jul. 24, 2016

Russia to be booted out of Olympics by International Olympic Committee - Dailymail

Russia's athletes rest before competing at the Russian Athletics Cup, at Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, July 21, 2016 (AP Photo)

But individuals who prove they are clean could take part under the Olympic flag

The International Olympic Committee will on Sunday, July 24, ban the Russian team from competing under their national flag at Rio 2016.

Short of a remarkable late fudge during a phone conference of their executive board on Sunday morning, the IOC will announce the most momentous decision in 120 years of Olympic sport.

Read also Russian track and field athletes banned from Rio 2016

However, the ban on the intended 387-strong contingent will come with conditions.

An Olympic insider told The Mail on Sunday, JUly 24: "The IOC want to ban Russia to show this is an assault on the whole of sport. That effectively means expulsion from Rio." Full story 

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