August 4, 2016 / 7:27 PM / a year ago

Russia to compete in most Rio events : Russian Olympic chief

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Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) chief Alexander Zhukov attends a news conference ahead of Russian Olympic team departure to Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Moscow, Russia, July 26, 2016.Maxim Shemetov

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Russia will compete in the majority of sports at the Rio Olympics with 271 competitors taking part, Russian Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov told a news conference in the host city on Thursday.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Mark Bendeich

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