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Doping: Russian Olympic Committee appeals local court doping decision

December 6, 2018 3:18 PM
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Olympic Committee appealed on Thursday against a Moscow court ruling that refused to recognize bobsledder Alexander Zubkov’s Olympic ban, saying it could cast doubt on Russia’s desire to fight against doping.

Zubkov, who has retired from competition and currently serves as the president of Russia’s bobsleigh federation, was stripped of his two gold medals from the 2014 Sochi Olympics over doping.

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