In the Olympic village in Rio today will raise the flag of Russia. Our country, despite the pressure, will take part in the Games. This was confirmed on the eve of the 129-th session of the IOC. But individual athletes can still remove independent Commission of the IOC.
Final team composition will be announced no later than August 4. After the Olympics will be a revised world anti-doping program. Today in Rio, flew to Russian hands.
The Russian team in Rio de Janeiro is 17 floors. The athletes prepared site, where they will celebrate the birthdays of each other and celebrate the victory. This is one big sports family. Videonude young athletes their idols in Rio now fly from all over Russia - handball players, synchronized swimmers. Volleyball players to get only after training, when in Russia already late at night, and the phone is still broken.
Training from 8 the morning till late evening. Russians while 220 people, but arrive at such a pace that the local guards are actively developing the Russian language. For dinner volleyball player Tatiana Kosheleva - sausages and potatoes in the plate. For all that take the Russian athletes in Rio watching closely the maximum. Hardly meet anyone who hasn't submitted a sample to depositers. How the situation changes with the doping in Russian sport, on the eve of the dedicated session of the IOC. The head of the world anti-doping Agency, which called for months to disqualify Russian athletes from competition, has recognized that positive changes are already there.
That international organization, WADA should reconsider the approach to doping, the session one after the other. It is not the international Committee compromised itself when it decided not to suspend the Russian team from the Olympics. This WADA has compromised itself mired in corruption scandals, said the speakers. Despite this, WADA continues to pour threats. Now promise to publish a list of athletes that are in Sochi won only because of alleged doping. But there are no facts. Why not say just after the Sochi Olympics, and brought the dirty linen in public 2 days before the Olympics, Russian athletes are not going to worry.
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