IOC delays decision on possible Russian Olympic ban

The International Olympic Committee decided to seek legal advice before deciding whether or not to expel Russia from Rio 2016

IOC president Thomas Bach (Olaf Kosinsky/CC3.0)

The International Olympic Committee is seeking legal advice on whether to expel Russia from the Rio 2016 Games, which start in just 16 days.

Track and field athletes have already been barred from entering the Games under a Russian flag, but the damning McLaren report, released on Monday, showed that drugs tests from the "vast majority" of Olympic sports had been manipulated.

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