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Rio 2016 / Russian athletes touch down

Ichiro Ohara/The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun Russian athletes arriving in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night to participate in the Olympics starting Aug. 5 are greeted at the airport by roughly 30 people, including local Russian residents displaying the Russian national flag. Russia, which was found to have been systematically involved in doping violations, has about 100 athletes who have been allowed to participate in the Games by international federations for the relevant sports.Speech

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