Russian Track and Field Ban for Rio Olympics Upheld

The IAAF has upheld their ban of Russian Track and Field Athletes for the Rio Olympics due to widespread and systematic Russian doping.

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Russia’s track and field athletes will not be able to compete in the Rio Olympics, the International Association of Athletics Federations decided on Friday.

In a historic decision, the IAAF voted to extend a ban of the All Russian Athletics Federation that has kept its athletes out of international competition since a World Anti-Doping Agency independent commission report released in November concluded Russia was running a state-sponsored doping program in athletics.

Toronto, Quebec City passing on these games, enough said. Sorry but the Olympics sure aren't what they used to be and a city like Toronto knows that only too well.

Does anybody really care about these Rio Olympics? I sure don't.