Russian Olympic chief: IOC ruling one of hardest in history
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov said on Sunday a ruling by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to impose a blanket ban on Russia was on of the hardest decisions in the history of the Olympic movement.
Zhukov said the decision by the IOC's ruling 15-member executive board was taken unanimously. The Rio Olympics begin on Aug. 5.
(Reporting by Alexander Winning; writing by Jack Stubbs; editing by Mark Heinrich)