IOC says 70% of original Russian team will compete in Rio Olympics

• Cas says IOC ruling on eligibility is unenforceable so 12 more may appeal bans
• Bach says procedure to vet athletes ‘very thorough, strict and clear’

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed 271 Russian athletes will compete in the Rio Olympics, a figure that will provoke outrage from those who argued for a blanket ban in the wake of state-sponsored doping revelations.

Related: Richard McLaren accuses IOC of misrepresenting doping findings

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