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RUSSIA HAS MEMBERSHIP OF OLYMPICS RESTORED BY IOC

Mar 01, 2018 - City A.M.

£ OLYMPICS: The International Olympic Committee have confirmed that Russia's Olympic membership has been restored following its suspension from Pyeongchang. Russia was banned from the Winter Olympics following allegations of state-sponsored doping, although 168 Russian athletes competed as part of a neutral Olympic Athlete from Russia team. A statement read: "The suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee is automatically lifted with immediate effect."