RFL/RL: Russia Files Appeal Against Doping Ban From Olympic Athletics

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) says it has appealed a ban of its track-and-field team from next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over doping.
12:07, 4 July 2016

ROC spokesman Konstantin Vybornov told AP on July 3 that a case had been filed with the Court of Arbitration for Sport and would be heard on July 19.

ROC's legal department head, Aleksandra Brilliantova, told the TASS news agency that if Russia wins, the Olympic application deadline "will be extended" to let Russian athletes apply.

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