IOC bans Russia from Winter Games 2018

IOC bans Russia from Winter Games 2018

December 6, 2017 | | Share:

International Olympic Committee has banned Russia from the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea for systematic doping.

The IOC announced the decision after examining whether there was an institutional conspiracy by Russian officials to corrupt the London 2012 Olympics and the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

Former sports minister of Russia and 2018 World Cup chief, Vitaly Mutko has also been banned for life.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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