The IOC Executive Board disqualified the Olympic Committee of Russia. In games in Phenchhane in 2018 admitted only "pure" Russian athletes, they will perform under the Olympic flag, said in a statement on the IOC's website.
Athletes from Russia will be able to take part in the winter Games held in Pyeongchang (South Korea) from 9 to 25 February. The list of athletes going to the Olympics will determine the special Commission of the IOC. In the list on the admission to the Games may not be specified by a doctor or coach of an athlete found in violation of anti-doping rules. None of the officials from the Ministry of sports of Russia will not be accredited for the Olympics.
Prohibited demonstration of any of the paraphernalia of the country, including the Russian flag and the inscription "Russia". Athletes were also forbidden to sing the national anthem, reports RBC. The award ceremonies will be performed the Olympic anthem.
The IOC notes that the Russians will be able to be officially presented as the "Olympic athletes of Russia", "they will be able to speak in the name and under the Olympic flag. Athletes included in the invitation list will be able to compete at the Olympics in individual and team competitions under the name of Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR). They will compete in the form with indication of the name and Olympic flag.
On the guest list, designed specially by the Commission of the IOC, I can get athletes that counts in their sports and have no disqualifications or any anti-doping rule violations.
In addition, the Vice-President Vitaly Mutko, former Minister of sport, excluded from participation in all Olympic games in the future. The same decision made in respect of its former Deputy Yuri Nagornykh.
Also suspended the membership of Alexander Zhukov, IOC. This decision was made because at the same time he is the President sanctioned OCD. Under the sanction of the IOC and got the ex-head of the organizing Committee "Sochi 2014" Dmitry Chernyshenko, who is now head of the KHL.
In addition, Russia needs to transfer 15 million dollars to cover the cost of the investigation commissions of the IOC.
During the Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne were heard reports of heads of two committees of the IOC. One of them, under the leadership of Denis Oswald, was engaged in verification of doping tests Russian athletes from the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. Previously as a result of the work of this Commission, Russia lost 11 award winning home Games and lost the first place in the medal standings: of the 33 medals Russia has left 22 (10 gold, 5 silver and 7 bronze).
The second Commission under the leadership of Samuel Schmid, to check the information about the alleged involvement of Russian authorities in the work of the state anti-doping system.
Russia's interests during the meeting of the IOC Executive Board was represented by the President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov, head of the Independent public anti-doping Commission (PLA), Vitaly Smirnov and two-time world champion in figure skating Evgeny Medvedev.
Earlier, the head of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov said that the Russians would not be to compete at the Olympics under its flag. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the ban on the national team's participation in Games and / or the requirement for athletes to compete under another flag is a "humiliation for the country".
The first appeals to disqualify all Russian athletes from the Games in 2018 began to sound after the publication of the controversial report of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) in January last year. The document was based on the testimony of the former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory of Gregory Rodchenkov and talked about the use of doping by athletes from Russia.
The head of the special Commission of WADA, Richard McLaren stated that the system of doping in Russia was approved at the state level. In its report said that Russian athletes used doping at several Olympics, and people from the Ministry of sports of Russia and personally President Vitaly Mutko was not just aware of what is happening, and gave orders for the substitution of doping tests and contributed to the concealment of evidence through the support of the security services. It was almost 650 athletes from 30 sports. Among them were the winners of the Olympics-2014 in Sochi, skiers, biathletes, bobsledders, skeleton racers.
Shortly after the publication of the report, the IOC has set up two commissions headed by Denis Oswald and Samuel Schmid and began an independent investigation. First, the Commission analyzed the doping of the sample of Russians from the Games in Sochi, and the second to check the information about the state intervention in the Russian anti-doping system. According to the results of the work done, Russia lost ten medals and victory in the team standings home Games.