"I'd be very, very surprised," he said. "It's an international federation's right to suspend a national federation and I don't think we would overturn that at all."
IOC offers full support for IAAF decision to ban Russians from competing →
"We will look at the next step for us," Coates said. "It's the IOC who have been testing and re-testing samples. The debate next Tuesday will be on the issue of individual justice and rights."
Russia makes last-minute plea for readmission of track team →