The long-running Russian doping scandal could take a dramatic turn Tuesday when
Investigations over the last few years have found evidence of widespread, systemic cheating among Russian athletes, coaches and officials.
The IOC could issue an outright ban or pass the responsibility onto the individual federations that govern each sport.
Olympic leaders chose the latter option before the 2016 Summer Games. Federations deemed much of the Russian team ineligible for the event, but numerous athletes were allowed to compete under their country's flag.
IOC President Thomas Bach is expected to make an announcement at the conclusion of an executive board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. The