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Russian state news agency TASS reports that there will be an athletics competition in Moscow on Thursday for athletes banned from the Rio Olympic Games. Mark McGwire Cardinals Jersey . All but one member of Russias track and field team have been excluded from the Games by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in response to findings of state-sponsored doping.The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld that decision last week and the IAAF told Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko on Wednesday there were no grounds for further review of the decision. Russias president Vladimir Putin has attacked the decision to ban the athletes, saying Russia was a victim of pure discrimination.And it has now been announced that the banned athletes will take part in a Stars-2016 tournament at the Znamensky Brothers stadium on the outskirts of Moscow on Thursday July 28.However, Russias best-known athlete, pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, will not participate.Yuri Borzakovsky, the head coach of the Russian athletics squad, told TASS: About 135 track and field athletes are going to compete.They include Olympic champions and medal holders, as well as less renowned athletes forbidden to compete in Rio.Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva will not compete. She has decided to have a rest after such a hard season.Ivan Ukhov, who won high jump gold at London 2012, and Sergei Shubenkov, the 2015 world champion at 110m hurdles, will compete. Also See: Putin: Olympic ban discrimination Russian judo team get all clear IOC opts against Russia ban Russian swimmers to miss Rio Matt Carpenter Cardinals Jersey Yadier Molina Jersey . - A lot of scenarios ran through Terrell Suggs head when the Baltimore linebacker prepared to face the Pittsburgh Steelers.WINNIPEG -- Long snapper Chris Cvetkovic is retiring from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after 11 seasons. Cvetkovic finishes his career with 161 games, 66 special teams tackles and will retire as one of the most recognizable members of the community as a Blue Bomber. The 36-year-old came to the Bombers from the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2003 after spending his rookie season in Regina and has been key part of the Winnipeg organization both on and off the field. "The Winnipeg Blue Bombers would like to thank Chris for his boundless contributions, both on the football field, and in our community, over the past decade plus," said team president Wade Miller in a statement Monday. He was a two-time winner of the Ed Kotowich Award, which recognizes a player for football ability, team camaraderie and extraordinary effort in the community. "His tenacity, desire to win and build team camaraderie was very evident during my time playing with him, and we truly appreciate all of his efforts," said Miller. Brett Cecil Jersey. Cvetkovic has lived in Winnipeg year-round since 2005 and in 2012 started a not-for-profit organization called Cvets Pets that helps local Winnipeg No-Kill Animal Rescue Programs. He also organized a trip to Mexico with other CFL players where they spent time volunteering at an animal sterilization clinic and has worked with several charities. During the winter of 2011, he was one of seven CFL players who travelled to Haiti to aide in tsunami relief efforts through a program called Huddle for Haiti. "He was a great locker-room guy and a player whose efforts both on and off the football field will be missed," said Winnipeg general manager Kyle Walters. ' ' '

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