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Mutko appeals to Court of Arbitration for Sport

January 9, 2018 2:51 PM
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Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko speaks at news conference in Moscow July 23, 2016, Rio Olympics athletes doping ban. REUTERS/Sergei KarpukhinLAUSANNE, Jan 9 — The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said today that it has received an appeal from former Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko against a life ban for his role in doping.

“CAS has received the appeal and the process has started,” the Lausanne-based court confirmed to AFP.

Moutko was singled out by a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency on state-sponsored Russian doping, and was banned by the International Olympic Committee on December 5.


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