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Russian track and field teams banned from Rio Olympics

Posted at 8:42 AM, Jun 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-17 11:45:55-04

The Russian track and field team will not participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics, ESPN reports.

The move comes after the World Anti-Doping Agency reported the team was involved in a government-sanctioned blood doping program.

The Rio games go from Aug. 5-21.