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Court rejects appeals by 47 Russians against Olympic bans

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Sports’ highest court rejected appeals by all 45 Russian athletes plus two coaches who were banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics over doping concerns in a decision announced Friday less than nine hours before the opening ceremony. The International Olympic Committee had refused to invite the group of Russians, … Continue reading Court rejects appeals by 47 Russians against Olympic bans

CAS rejects appeals by 47 Russians against Olympic bans

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Sports’ highest court has rejected appeals by 45 Russian athletes plus two coaches who were banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics. The International Olympic Committee had refused to invite the group of Russians, saying it had evidence of alleged doping in Russian sports. The Court of Arbitration for Sport handed … Continue reading CAS rejects appeals by 47 Russians against Olympic bans

The Latest: Moscow awaits ruling on Olympic appeals

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is awaiting a ruling on the appeals of Russian athletes hoping to compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics. Forty-five Russian athletes and two coaches are seeking to overturn … Continue reading The Latest: Moscow awaits ruling on Olympic appeals