Biathlon

While USOC waits on doping probes, others in US want action

While a growing number of American athletes and Olympic leaders are calling for Russia's ouster from the upcoming games, executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee insist they must wait for the results of doping investigations that will determine the country's status.

"This has taken a long time to get sorted out, and we're very anxious to see the outcome," USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said Monday. "Until they come out with their findings, it's premature to prejudge the outcome. But obviously, if things are as they appear ... there have to be consequences."

The USOC's wait-and-see attitude contrasts with those of American CEOs including Tiger Shaw (U.S. Ski...

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