At 11th Hour, Status of Russian Olympians Remains Uncertain
Thursday - 08/02/2018 12:57
The court is expected to hold a hearing on those cases on Thursday, the day preliminary competition begins at the Olympics.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Olympics officials first learned about Russia’s state-backed doping program — and how it had corrupted the results of several Winter and Summer Games — in May 2016. Now, only two days before the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Games, the eligibility of many Russian athletes remains uncertain, creating confusion and mistrust across several sports.