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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Russia banned from 2020 Tokyo Olympics for systematic doping

Ruling also covers 2022 Beijing Games, but athletes can compete as individuals

A fan waves the Russian flag at a men's hockey match during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Athletes were banned from competing under the Russian flag at the event.   © Reuters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Russia has been barred from competing in major international sports events for the next four years, including the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games next summer, in response to alleged systematic doping offenses in the country.

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