Russian Federation continues dialogue with International Olympic Committee

18 November, 2017, 01:51 | Author: Marjorie Miles
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It is noted that in case of failure of RUSADA WADA road map, a number of Russian athletes may lose the right to compete at the Olympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang (South Korea). "It's all about big politics".

The Vedomosti business daily said Russian channels would be unable to turn a profit on low viewership, reporting that licenses for the 2018 Winter Games and the 2020 Winter Olympics in Japan cumulatively cost $40 million. He said last month that the International Olympic Committee could try to force Russian athletes to compete in Pyeongchang under a neutral flag, which he called "humiliating".

Russian Federation continues dialogue with International Olympic Committee

The state-run media holding VGTRK told the Interfax news agency that its channels will not broadcast the Olympics if the Russian national team is banned, confirming press reports that appeared earlier Friday. That option apparently is on the table again, though Russian sports leaders have said they would boycott the Winter Games if their athletes aren't allowed to compete under the Russian flag.

"Western manipulators are abusing their influence over global organizations and playing on our nerves" by leaving Russian participation in doubt, Mikhail Degtyarev, head of the sports, youth and tourism committee in the Duma, said, according to the Sport Express newspaper.

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