RUS­SIAN EX­PECTS ATH­LETES TO BE AL­LOWED AT GAMES

USA TODAY US Edition - - SPORTS - From staff and wire re­ports

A Rus­sian mem­ber of the In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee told The As­so­ci­ated Press he ex­pects all of his coun­try’s ath­letes to be in South Korea for next year’s Win­ter Olympics. The com­ments from Alexan­der Zhukov come as two IOC com­mit­tees head into their 15th month of re­view­ing the find­ings of an in­ves­ti­ga­tion that found ev­i­dence of wide­spread, state-spon­sored dop­ing cor­rup­tion in­side Rus­sia. The IOC will re­ceive up­dates this week.

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