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Sports Pulse: USA TODAY Sports reporter Rachel Axon breaks down the IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the Winter Olympics.
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland – As a day of reckoning came for Russia for operating a system of doping, two of the whistleblowers who laid the foundations of the investigations that led to unprecedented sanctions arrived at the same conclusion.

The International Olympic Committee’s decision to effectively ban Russia from the Pyeongchang Olympics while allowing…