Olympics: Final Decision On Russian Rio Team Possible Monday/Tuesday

Olympics: Final decision on Russian Rio team possible Monday/Tuesday

PARIS,(APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Augst,2016) - A final decision on the number of Russian athletes allowed to compete in the Rio Olympics could be reached as early as Monday or Tuesday, according to Russian sports Minister Vitaly Mutko.

"I hope that today or tomorrow all the formalities regarding letting the team (compete in Rio) will be completed," Vitaly Mutko told RIA Novosti news agency in comments made in Paris. The Russian Olympic team have been the target of allegations of state-sponsored doping ahead of the Games which open Friday.