Opinion piece by Julian Savulescu on banning Russians from Rio Olympics–The Conversation

epa05439076 (FILE) A file picture dated 23 February 2014 of the Olympic flag (R) and the Russian flag (L) during the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games in the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 24 July 2016 announced that Russia will not receive a blanket ban from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games following the country's doping scandal. The IOC said that it would be the responsibility of the individual sports federations to check the doping records of Russian competitors under its jurisdiction.  EPA/KAY NIETFELD *** Local Caption *** 52752743

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“Should Russian athletes really be banned from competing in the Rio Olympics?”

Julian Savulescu

The Conversation

25 July 2016

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