Canadian anti-doping leaders drafted a letter officially calling for Russia to be banned from Rio Olympics

A letter drafted by U.S. and Canadian anti-doping leaders urging Russia’s removal from the upcoming Olympics is circulating days before the public release of a report expected to detail a state-sponsored doping system that corrupted the country’s entire sports program.

INSIDE THE REPORT: Doping scheme had magicians, cocktails

The 97-page report into state-directed doping of Russian athletes is full of details on alleged wrongdoing dating back years. It also includes a number of references and details more likely to be found in a Cold War-era spy novel…

Independent Commission report