Russia's Yuliya Stepanova walks after competing in the women's 800m qualifying rounds during the European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam earlier this month. Stepanova will not be allowed to compete in Rio after the International Olympic Committee ruled that any Russian athlete who has served a doping ban will not be eligible. Photo: EPA

In the wake of the doping scandal, is the Olympics more trouble than it’s worth?

Andrew Hammond says the Russian doping scandal only adds to the problems already plaguing the Rio games – political crisis, Zika outbreak and an inability to pay for it all

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Russia's Yuliya Stepanova walks after competing in the women's 800m qualifying rounds during the European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam earlier this month. Stepanova will not be allowed to compete in Rio after the International Olympic Committee ruled that any Russian athlete who has served a doping ban will not be eligible. Photo: EPA
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