When asked whether the organizers of the Olympics would be ready if the number of Russian athletes increased following legal proceedings, the press service said it was following the situation and working in close cooperation with the International Olympics Committee (IOC). The press service noted that the Organizing Committee was ready for any development.
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The court said earlier in the day it would announce on Thursday the decisions rendered in relation to 39 out of 42 Russian athletes.
On December 5, the IOC Executive Board suspended the Russian Olympic Committee over the alleged manipulation of anti-doping rules.
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"Clean" Russian athletes are allowed to participate in the Games under the Olympic flag, but the IOC will make the final decision on the list of athletes who will be allowed to attend the games. At the moment, 169 athletes from Russia are allowed to participate in the Olympics.