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Wada chief weighs in on Russia’s Rio 2016 status, athletes prepare class action

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has reiterated its support for the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) decision to prevent Russian athletes from competing under their own flag at the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, while the Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) has said its athletes are set to file a class action in the case with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) next week.