Discussion of article A Letter to Lord Coe (I.A.A.F.):
QuoteDear Lord Coe,
When it was announced that the Russian team will be banned from the upcoming Olympics last week, the common reaction here in Russia was denial mixed with anger. Many top athletes and officials continue to deny the scope of the problem and are angry that Russia is being singled out while similar issues exist in many places across the world.
I am not in denial. I agree with your statement last week: “the Russian system has cataclysmically failed their clean athletes.” This is the…