Russians make mass appeals after ban from Rio Games


MANILA – More than a dozen Russian athletes have appealed to the international sports tribunal following their exclusion from the Rio Olympics over Russia’s organized doping.

Three Russian swimmers, a wrestler, and the Russian weightlifting federation made the appeal on Monday.

The Court of Arbitration for Sports is handling the appeal.

Canoeist Andrey Kraytor and 17 other Russian rowers made the appeal to the tribunal, which is holding special hearings in Rio to handle the cases. CLM/Expat Media


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