March 11, 2016 / 8:48 AM / 3 years ago

Russia doesn't expect 'revolutionary news' from IAAF meeting: Interfax

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko speaks to the media during a news conference following a meeting held to hear reports and elect new officials of Russia's Athletics Federation (ARAF) in Moscow, Russia, January 16, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he did not expect any “revolutionary news” from a meeting of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) later on Friday, Interfax news agency reported.

The IAAF Council is awaiting news at a meeting in Monaco of Russia’s progress in reforming its anti-doping operation in time to participate at the Rio Olympic Games in August.

Reporting by Alexander Winning; Writing by Jack Stubbs

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