Russias best-known track and field athlete, Yelena Isinbayeva, has failed in a last-ditch attempt to compete at the Rio Olympics. The two-time Olympic pole vault champion vowed to fight the IAAFs decision last month not to lift a blanket ban on Russian track and field athletes due to state sponsored doping and corruption.The 34-year-old described it at the time as a violation of human rights but revealed on social media on Friday that her latest application for an individual exemption was refused by the IAAF. Unfortunately, they didnt make an exception for me, Isinbayeva wrote on Instagram.They didnt admit me for the Olympics in Rio. The miracle didnt happen. Natalya Zabolotnaya and the rest of Russias weightlifters will not compete in Rio Russias weightlifting team has also been barred from Rio, the sports governing federation confirmed on Friday evening.The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said some of the Russian competitors had been named in a report commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.The integrity of the weightlifting sport has been seriously damaged on multiple times and levels by the Russians, the IWF said in a statement. Therefore an appropriate sanction was applied in order to preserve the status of the sport. Vitaly Mutko says 272 Russian athletes will compete at Rio Meanwhile, Russia have said they will launch a legal bid to reinstate 19 of the countrys rowers who were banned from Rio because of insufficient drug testing.Russian Rowing Federation head Veniamin But has confirmed he plans to go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport next week to try to overturn the ruling from World Rowing. The 19 were excluded because World Rowing said they had not been tested often enough by reliable international authorities.But Russia says most of its Olympic team will take part in Rio, with sports minister Vitaly Mutko telling local media on Friday that 272 of the countrys athletes have received approval from their individual sports federations to compete. Russia had originally planned to send a 387-strong team, Also See: Three Russian cyclists out of Rio Russian squad departs for Rio Putin: Olympic ban discrimination Zika threat at Rio low Kenneth Faried Nets Jersey . Jones took a beating, the worst one of his record reign, in a bout against Alexander Gustafsson that knocked the light heavyweight champion on the canvas for the first time in his career and put his belt in jeopardy. Dzanan Musa Nets Jersey . "You hate when they score," he said with some distaste at the thought. "You take pride in it. https://www.netsrookiesshop.com/Caris-Le...Edition-Jersey/. 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