22 Russian Athletes Appeal Sochi Doping Bans

By Christopher Crosby (December 6, 2017, 11:04 AM EST) -- Nearly two dozen Russian winter athletes given a lifetime ban for doping violations at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics asked sport's top court on Wednesday to reinstate them, just a day after the International Olympic Committee banned Russia from next year's games.

The Russian Olympic Committee building in Moscow, Russia. Twenty-two of the country's Olympians who were given lifetime bans following doping violations in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games have asked to be reinstated. (AP) Twenty-two athletes in sports ranging from cross-country skiing to speed skating have asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to overturn their bans, which were handed...

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