Dan Roan writes that part of the fallout from this move will be that WADA will no longer trusted after it effectively left Russia "off the hook."
Lawyer for Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov rips CAS, the IOC and Thomas Bach for not doing more to punish Russia for their state-sponsored doping.
The article gives props to the IAAF for being a "lone wolf" with the Russian ban and reminds you not to feel too much (or any) pity for the neutral Russians who had to compete without a country.
Klishina says "it doesn't matter about the flag" since everyone knows she's from Russia anyway.
Butcher has read the IAAF's most recent report on the Russians and finds it to be amazingly good. Read the full report for yourself here.
She keeps her Olympic medal however and with the ban backdated to August 2015 may be competing late this summer.
They expect everyone currently banned for meldonium to be cleared, "All athletes’ samples will be studied again, and the doping charges will be lifted. They had taken this medicine when it was not yet banned."
The group is working to encourage whistleblowers and set up an independent no-drugs training camp where you'll have to pay a $25,000 fine if you ever test positive.
Haile Gebrselassie says the athlete will face a minimum of 3-years. Geb also talks about the Russian ban and argues for their return to the sport.
She's made they went to the tv stations instead of the Russian authorities. "Why don’t the informants contact investigating authorities instead of filming material on a hidden camera and then selling it?
"Why don’t they go to the Ministry of Sports or anti-doping agency to declare the violations?
"Why are all athletes accused again with no evidence?
Why would they be? Let him complain that the process is slow.
In 2014, Bedford emailed Coe to let him know that Liliya Shobukhova had been forced to pay a €450,000 extortion sum by senior members of the IAAF to cover up a drug test. Coe claims he only learned of the IAAF corruption in when it came out on German tv as he didn't read Bedford's attachment (he simply forwarded the email to the Ethics commission).
He voted to allow Russia into the Olympics but now realizes it was a mistake and says they were "naive."