Visit RT to read breaking news and latest updates on Russia being banned from major sports competitions, including the 2020 Summer Olympics by WADA. Find out more about the events preceding the ban – including Russia’s Maria Sharapova admitting that she failed drug tests, and the release of the controversial McLaren report in 2016, and certain Russian athletes being stripped off their Sochi Olympic medals in 2017. Visit RT to get more details on the sanctions imposed on Russian athletes by international officials, including the suspension of Russian Olympic team from the 2018 Winter games, and the Russian athletes competing under the Olympic flag. Get more information on the World Anti-doping Association, International Olympic Committee, and other organizations that are accusing Russia of using doping. Get to RT to learn why certain officials and experts are regarding the allegations as controversial. Don’t miss stories on politicians’ reaction to Russian athletes being suspended from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and other major sports events, and the way the ban will affect international relations.