Under the landmark decision, which also excludes the country from the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, Russians will still be allowed to compete, but only as neutrals.
WADA says there's no reason to believe that any Covid-19 vaccine will contravene anti-doping rules, but it will keep monitoring to see whether an ingredient might be problematic.
A CAS panel must decide whether to confirm the four-year ban WADA imposed on Russia last month after considering Russia's case against the epic sanction.
The federation was suspended in 2015 after a report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found evidence of mass doping among the country's track and field athletes.
The AIU's announcement comes after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) decided last month to ban Russia for four years from major global sporting events, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, over manipulated doping data.
The Athletics Integrity Unit had given Russia an extension from the original deadline of December 12 in the case, which could impact the country's ability to compete in the sport at the Olympics in Tokyo.
The World Anti-Doping Agency concluded that Moscow had tampered with laboratory data by planting fake evidence and deleting files linked to positive doping tests.
A World Anti-Doping Agency panel recommended that Russian athletes should be forced to compete as neutrals at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo and other major events.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended that Russia be declared noncompliant, setting up a showdown for Olympic eligibility.
World Anti-Doping Agency suspends accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory in New Delhi, barring the facility from conducting any anti-doping tests for up to six months.
The IPC ruled reforms to crack down on doping and limit government interference are enough to allow Russia to compete under its own flag ahead of the 2020 Paralympics.
The IAAF says Russia's athletics federation still needed to meet two criteria related to full access to doping data stored in Moscow and financial compensation, before the ban is lifted.
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