2018 Winter Games: Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag

This follows the decision of the International Olympic Committee last week to ban 25 Russian athletes for life, in response to reports of state-sponsored doping.

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    The Russian Olympic Committee has officially sanctioned Russia's athletes to compete under a neutral flag at next year's Winter Games in South Korea.

    This follows the decision of the International Olympic Committee last week to ban 25 Russian athletes for life, in response to reports of state-sponsored doping.

    Al Jazeera's Elise Holman reports.


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