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Russian Sports Minister to Meet International Athletics Commission

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko (R)

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko plans to meet an inspection commission of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in Moscow on Jan. 11, the RIA news agency reported, citing Mutko.

Russia was provisionally banned from international athletics competitions in November after a report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency accused Russia of extensive doping and a cover-up.

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