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South Korea: IOC Executive Board meets in PyeongChang two days after Russian doping bans overturned01:02

South Korea: IOC Executive Board meets in PyeongChang two days after Russian doping bans overturned

Korea, Republic of, PyeongChang
February 3, 2018 at 02:27 GMT -00:00 · Published

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board has met in PyeongChang on Saturday, less than a week ahead of the opening of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games.

Addressing members of the Board, the IOC President Thomas Bach stated that they had "a pretty heavy agenda these two days".

This marks the board's first meeting since December, when it was agreed upon to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee and only allow Russian athletes to compete as neutral competitors.

It is likely that the recent decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to overturn doping bans on 28 of the 39 Russian athletes will dominate discussions on the first day of the IOC Executive Board meeting.

South Korea: IOC Executive Board meets in PyeongChang two days after Russian doping bans overturned01:02
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board has met in PyeongChang on Saturday, less than a week ahead of the opening of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games.

Addressing members of the Board, the IOC President Thomas Bach stated that they had "a pretty heavy agenda these two days".

This marks the board's first meeting since December, when it was agreed upon to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee and only allow Russian athletes to compete as neutral competitors.

It is likely that the recent decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to overturn doping bans on 28 of the 39 Russian athletes will dominate discussions on the first day of the IOC Executive Board meeting.

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