Russian athletes were however handed a lifeline by the IOC who have allowed them to compete in a uniform bearing the name "Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR)" provided they can prove they were not involved in a state-sponsored doping programme, BBC writes.
Russian athletes will compete at the PyeongChang Olympics, but only under terms set by the IOC.
The decision comes after a 17-month investigation by the International Olympic Committee into what was deemed to be state-supported doping.
Mutko, now Russia's deputy prime minister, uses a speech before the draw for the 2018 World Cup that Russian Federation will host to slam doping allegations as "an attempt to create an image of an axis of evil".
Meanwhile, Russian coaches and athletes were vehemently condemning the decision and discussing how it could be appealed.
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Also, the International Olympic Committee put forth a set of conditions for Russian athletes to compete at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics as neutral athletes.
The suspension follows a report of findings by the International Olympic Committee, led by the former President of Switzerland, Samuel Schmid, that address the systematic manipulation of the anti-doping system in Russian Federation.
The decision by the IOC's executive board follows last year's McLaren Report from the World Anti-Doping Agency, which confirmed that Russia's Olympics program had engaged in an "institutional conspiracy" to beat the system that included using a "mouse hole" to swap out athletes' drug-tainted samples for clean ones.
The IOC said Russian athletes would be invited to Pyeongchang at its discretion, based on qualifying for individual sports and passing several drug tests. His spokesman, Dmitry S. Peskov, has said no boycott was under discussion before the announcement, however, and the news broke late in the evening in Moscow when an immediate official reaction was unlikely. Although virtually Russia's entire track and field team was barred from the Rio Games, in the end, the country was able to field around 70 percent of its Olympic team.
To suspend ROC President Alexander Zhukov as an IOC Member, given that his membership is linked to his position as ROC President. A broad investigation is being led by the Inquiry Commission chaired by Samuel Schmid, a former President of Switzerland.
"The IOC took a strong and principled decision", the USOC said in a statement. By Monday, 25 Russians had been disqualified from the Sochi Games and banned from the Olympics for life, and 11 medals were stripped.
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