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Who Should Decide If Russian Flag Is In Closing Ceremony

Law360 (February 23, 2018, 11:54 AM EST) -- On Saturday the International Olympic Committee is scheduled to make the politically and morally fraught decision whether the Russian athletes competing in Korea can march in the Sunday closing ceremony as Russian nationals with their flag rather than as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" with the Olympic flag. Although an IOC spokesman rather optimistically stated that this decision would not overshadow the closing ceremony, the IOC members would be well advised to punt this no-win decision to a representative group of athletes — the IOC Athletes’ Commission...
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