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67 Banned Russian Athletes Appeal to Sport Court

Sixty-seven Russian lane and margin athletes have practical to a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), perfectionist that they be authorised to contest during a Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a Interfax news group reported Monday.

The athletes are seeking to infer that they are not concerned in doping, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told Interfax. They also submitted particular applications to attend in a 2016 Olympic Games, Mutko said.

Last week, a International Olympic Committee upheld a preference of a International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to defend a cessation of a Russian lane and margin group from a 2016 Games over doping allegations.

The cabinet pronounced that purify athletes can contest underneath a Russian dwindle if they can infer they are not sinister by a doping scandal.

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