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Russian athletes compete in the Russian Cup athletics competition in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Pavel Golovkin/AP)
Russian athletes compete in the Russian Cup athletics competition in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Pavel Golovkin/AP)
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected an appeal by Russia’s track and field team to participate in the Olympics, after allegations of doping. Now, the Russians await a decision by the International Olympic Committee. It said it will “study and analyze the full decision” before ruling whether the athletes can participate in the Rio games.

Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti talks with Mike Pesca, Here & Now sports analyst, about the Olympic crackdown on doping.

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Mike Pesca, Here & Now sports analyst, host of the daily podcast The Gist. He tweets @pescami.

This segment aired on July 21, 2016.

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