International Paralympic Committee

Russian doping scandal could keep athletes from 2018 Paralympic Games

Russian doping scandal could keep athletes from 2018 Paralympic Games

The head of the International Paralympic Committee warned Monday that the entire Russian team is facing exclusion from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

Russian athletes have been under intense scrutiny over the past two years after investigations found evidence of widespread cheating among athletes, coaches and officials.

The country's track athletes have been banned from international competition since late 2015. The Paralympic team and a large segment of the Olympic team were excluded from the 2017 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Now, IPC President Philip Craven said he wants to see more improvement within a Russian athletic infrastructure that has vowed to...

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