IOC to suspend Russian national team from participation in Olympic Games in Rio

Source : 112 Ukraine

IOC also want to suspend national team of Russian Federation and from participating in Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea
14:47, 24 July 2016

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will remove all of the Russian national team from participation in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This was reported by The Daily Mail, citing informed sources.

According to the newspaper, this decision will be announced on Sunday, July 24th. This day an emergency meeting of the IOC Executive Board will take place. During it the committee will examine the decision of the court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which upheld the dismissal of Olympic Athletics team from Russia.

In Kyiv took place departure ceremony of Ukrainian Olympic team to Games in Rio

At the same time, the president of the IOC Thomas Bach wants to consider the rights of the individual athletes.

It is also reported that some of the IOC officials want to suspend the national team of Russia from participation in Winter Olympic Games 2018, which will be held in South Korea.

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