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International Olympic Committee

IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month

Investigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have "a number" of doping cases involving Russians at the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November, but they have no plans to dictate the eligibility of these athletes for next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

The leader of an IOC delegation in charge of reviewing 28 cases involving athletes at Sochi wrote this week to Angela Ruggiero, the head of the IOC Athletes Commission, to update the timeline of cases stemming from a report detailing a Russian doping scheme at the 2014 Olympics and beforehand.

Denis Oswald said of the cases his committee is reviewing, priority has been given to those...