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IOC Chief Calls CAS Ruling 'Extremely Disappointing'

IOC President Thomas Bach has strongly criticized the midweek ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that lifted Olympic doping bans for 28 Russian athletes, calling it "extremely disappointing and surprising.'' "The IOC, we would never have expected this,'' Bach said Sunday in Pyeongchang, where the Winter Olympics start Friday. "We feel that this decision shows the urgent need for reforms in the internal structure of CAS.'' The CAS ruling...

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