Twenty-eight Russian athletes had their Olympic doping bans overturned Thursday.
In a bombshell ruling just a week before the Winter Olympics open in Pyeongchang, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned the lifetime Olympic bans of 28 out of 43 Russian athletes accused of doping at the Sochi Games in 2...
The Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned all penalties against 28 of 43 athletes. But the International Olympic Committee said it might not allow them to compete in South Korea.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport that heard the appeals said there was insufficient evidence of doping and overturned their lifetime Olympic bans. Eleven others saw their bans reduced.
Twenty-eight Russian athletes have had their Olympic doping bans overturned, throwing the International Olympic Committee's policy on the country into turmoil