IOC suspends Russian Olympic committee, will allow athletes to compete as neutrals

IOC suspends Russian Olympic committee, will allow athletes to compete as neutrals

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC has suspended the Russian Olympic committee, but will allow athletes from the country to compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Games. The IOC has also imposed a lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, the organizer of soccer’s 2018 World Cup.

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