Lausanne - Athletics' governing body the IAAF and the
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) have agreed to let the Court of Arbitration for
Sport (CAS) rule on whether Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games, CAS
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"ROC, the International Association of Athletics
Federations (IAAF) and 68 Russian athletes have concluded a specific
arbitration agreement to designate (CAS) as the final instance to settle the
dispute ... concerning the participation of 68 Russian athletes in the Olympic
Games Rio 2016," a court statement said.
"The parties have agreed to an expedited procedure
which should conclude on 21 July 2016."
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