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Track and Field

Olympic boycott ruled out, Russians to admit some wrongdoing

With an Olympic boycott ruled out, Russia is planning to at least partially admit it has a doping problem.

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told The Associated Press on Thursday that there will "not in any case" be a boycott of next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

A short time later in a separate interview, the acting president of the Russian track federation told the AP he is ready to own up to some of the charges leveled in the World Anti-Doping Agency commission's massive report on doping in the country.

"We admit some things, we argue with some things, some are already fixed, it's a variety," said Vadim Zelichenok, declining to provide...