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Kremlin ‘regrets’ court’s rejection of Olympic athletes’ appeals

Kremlin ‘regrets’ court’s rejection of Olympic athletes’ appeals

The Kremlin said today that it regretted the rejection of last-minute appeals by dozens of its athletes to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

“We regret this. We are taking this decision into consideration... and undoubtedly we will continue to help athletes to stand up for their rights,” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists after the ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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