Prospect of blanket ban on all Russian athletes increasesCoe warns Russia has fallen ‘well short of expectations’

The prospect of a blanket ban on all Russian track and field athletes has increased after World Athletics froze the process allowing them to compete on the international circuit. The decision came a day after the Russians failed to pay a $5m (£4m) fine for doping offences – as well as another $1.31m (£1m) in legal costs – to the sport’s governing body.

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