Russia's track and field federation suspended indefinitely amidst doping scandal

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Russia’s track and field federation was provisionally suspended Friday by the sport’s governing body, keeping the country out of international competition for an indefinite period — possibly including next year’s Olympics in Brazil.

The suspension was approved by a 22-1 vote during a teleconference of the 27-member council of the International Association of Athletics Federations .

IAAF President Sebastian Coe convened the meeting after Russia was accused of widespread, systematic doping in a report released Monday by a World Anti-Doping Agency commission. Read more…

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