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Russian athletes excluded from World Indoor championships

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By Euronews
Russian athletes excluded from World Indoor championships

<p>Russian athletes will not appear at the World Indoor championships in the US next March.</p> <p>The event in Portland, Oregon, will be the first major competition that the banned Russia athletics team will miss following a devastating report of systemic and state-sponsored doping detailed by a World Anti-Doping Agency independent commission.</p> <p>It was announced the suspension will not be lifted until the governing body’s anti-doping inspection team completes its investigation and report, which is not expected before late March.</p>