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Russia Offered To Swap Sanctioned Dopers In Plea Deal To Avoid Blanket Rio Ban

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 27 / 16

Russia "offered to sacrifice its athletes who had previously been sanctioned for doping as part of its plea to avoid a blanket ban from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics," according to Ziegler & Rudd of the LONDON TIMES. Olympic sources said that Russia "offered not to pick at least eight athletes wit...

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