Russia banned from Olympic Games for altering doping data

A man stands in front of the Olympic rings outside the headquarters of the Olympic Committee of Russia in Moscow, Russia November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

LAUSANNE/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia was banned from the Olympics and other major world championships on Monday after sporting officials decided to punish it for tampering with doping-related laboratory data in another blow to Russia‚Äôs already tarnished sporting reputation. The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), imposed a four-year ban on Russia participating in a […]

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