A group of 32 Russians who were denied invitations to the Olympics because of evidence linking them to past doping had their case heard Wednesday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport but no decision was made.
The 32 who appealed on Tuesday failed to pass mandatory International Olympic Committee vetting, which was imposed as a result of Russian doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Also among them is speed skater Denis Yuskov, who served a ban for marijuana, and the biathletes Irina Starykh and Aleksandr Loginov, who previously had been banned for use of the blood-booster EPO.
If the Russian athletes appealing their exclusion this week are successful, though, it would mean the medal contenders in some sports change dramatically.
These athletes' lifetime bans from the Olympics for alleged anti-doping rule violations in Sochi were lifted in a CAS ruling last week.
Six other Russian athletes' appeals were thrown out.
A total of 168 Russian athletes were invited to take part in the Olympics, although the Russian Olympic Committee initially applied for 500.
So far 168 athletes from Russian Federation are expected to compete in South Korea as "Olympic Athletes from Russia".
"We are aware that Western media are planning to throw in pseudo-investigations on the issue of the Russian trace in hacker attacks on information resources related to holding the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea", the ministry said in a statement late Wednesday.
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the 13 athletes and two coaches include cross-country ski gold medalist Alexander Legkov and skeleton gold medalist Alexander Tretiakov, as well as speedskating silver medalist Olga Fatkulina.
Monday's IOC decision was taken after a special panel "unanimously recommended that the IOC not extend an invitation" to the 15 individuals, and IOC president Thomas Bach voiced concerns about the CAS decision.
It noted that CAS had yet to provide a "full reasoning" for overturning the bans.
Two urgent applications filed by 47 Russian athletes are set to be reviewed on Thursday.
"We're hoping for a fair and logical decision from the court", he said.
"For years, worldwide sports competitions have unknowingly been hijacked by the Russians". Many more have been barred.
A court hearing over their appeal was adjourned on Wednesday as the row over athlete participation continues to surround the build-up before the Games begin on Friday.
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach described the decision as "extremely disappointing and surprising".
Playing alongside his father, Gerry, in the pro-am, McIlroy posted rounds of 68-74-72 to miss the 4-under number by three. A further shot adrift are the likes of four-time champion Phil Mickelson , Spaniard Jon Rahm and Australian Jason Day .
Two former gymnasts allegedly informed Klages of Nassar's misconduct as far back as 1997, but their pleas for help were ignored. At his sentencing hearing, 156 of his victims confronted him in open court.
The Battleford Court of Queen's Bench jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon and returned its verdict Friday evening. She repeated something other Boushie supporters also said Friday night: that she hoped there would be an inquiry.
On the wrong end of the 56-point hiding, Italy captain Sergio Parisse may have balked at the suggestion that Ireland got passive. He's a lot more comfortable now, which is promising, but what's not promising is the degree of discomfort he was in.
The "out of home" metric for Super Bowl was calculated based exclusively on viewership of the NBC broadcast (6:31-10:25 p.m. Sunday's game was naturally a hit in Philadelphia, with its 56.2/81 mark ranking as the market's best for a Super Bowl.
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He tentatively fended at an incoming delivery and lobbed the ball back to Rabada who took a sharp catch in his follow-through. A victory will also help the visitors topple the Proteas to bag the number one stop in the ICC ODI team rankings.
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The White House response serves as a high-profile illustration of the obstacles many women face in speaking out about their abuse. And what if one of those men filed a police report and received a restraining order against him, as Willoughby did? "You matter.
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At this point, Flake told reporters on Thursday, it's unclear what coalitions will develop and which amendments will gain steam. The Trump administration rescinded the policy in 2017, creating a March 5 deadline for protections from deportation to end.
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Buzzards Bay being searched for possibly missing mariner
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Heavy snow to blanket upper Midwest
Farther north and east, the storm is still expected to drop 12"+ of snow on the Hi-Line and across central Montana". A few snow showers will continue this morning with warmer temperatures reaching the low-mid 20s this afternoon.