Due to state-backed doping, approved by Putin (I assume), “Russia” will not be competing in Tokyo.
I am happy the athletes were not banned outright as, of course, many did not dope.
… a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling from December which barred Russia’s name, flag, anthem and other national symbols in a package of sanctions over what it deemed Russia’s failure to turn over accurate data from the Moscow drug-testing laboratory.
The team in Tokyo will be officially known not as “Russia,” but as “ROC”, for Russian Olympic Committee. …
Russian athletes had similar limits on their uniforms and symbols at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang …Russia’s flag banned but national colors on Olympic uniforms