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Sports court backs Russians in ‘triumph of law, not politics'

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Three Russian officials have been cleared to stand in the International Weightlifting Federation elections
Russia's Maxim Agapitov has been cleared to stand for president of the International Weightlifting Federation after the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled in favor of his appeal against a ban. The decision also freed fellow Russians Dmitry Chernogorov and Aleksandr Kishkin to stand for positions in the IWF.
The IWF's Eligibility Determination Panel had previously said that the trio were ineligible to be nominated by the Russian Weightlifting Federation. However, in a verdict on...
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