Samuel Schmid, chair of the IOC disciplinary commission, and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, announcing Russia’s ban at a news conference. Photo: Reuters

IOC bans Russia from Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics for state-sponsored doping

Russia’s deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko also banned for life, raising questions over whether he can continue as head of organising committee for 2018 football World Cup

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

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Samuel Schmid, chair of the IOC disciplinary commission, and Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, announcing Russia’s ban at a news conference. Photo: Reuters
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