Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics Over Doping

Russia may be denied at Winter Olympics

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) - Russia's Olympic team has been banned from the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today they have suspended the Russian Olympic team from participating on the behalf of the country due to the doping scandal. 

IOC will allow Russian athletes to participate as neutrals. 

The Russian Olympic committee was also fined $15 million to pay for the investigation. 


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