Russian Olympic team members attend a farewell ceremony for the Rio Games at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport. Photo: AFP

The hits keep coming: Blanket weightlifter ban new blow for Russia ahead of Olympic Games

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) banned all eight Russian contenders – five men and three women – entered for Rio

Topic |   Rio Olympics 2016

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Russian Olympic team members attend a farewell ceremony for the Rio Games at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport. Photo: AFP
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