The IOC is backing a ban on Russian track and field athletes for systematic doping. But it has also opened the door for some of those athletes to represent their country at the upcoming Olympic Games, provided they can prove that they are clean.
The CAS has initiated a doping procedure for Russian curler and medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky. The allegations have rocked the Winter Olympics, with some Russian sports officials suspecting foul play.
Figure skater Ivan Bukin is one of over 100 Russian athletes barred from the Olympics over the doping scandal. The IOC decision has bewildered Bukin and confirmed what many in Russia believe is an anti-Russian campaign.
The B sample from the Russian curler suspected of doping at the Winter Olympics has come back positive. The anti-doping authorities have not yet set a date for Alexander Krushelnitsky's hearing.
The head of the International Olympic Committee has called for changes in the way it approaches the fight against doping. The doping issue dominated the first of a two-day meeting in South Korea.
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