Press Secretary for Russian President Dmitri Peskov stated that Moscow was “disappointed” about the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which rejected appeals filed by 47 Russian athletes in Moscow, Friday. Peskov said that «regarding the decision of the CAS, we are disappointed. We take into account the decision of this court. And, of course, we will continue to help our... Еще athletes defend their rights.» «Now, the most important thing is to support our athletes — those who stayed at home and those who went to Korea and will compete there,» added the press secretary of the Russian president. Earlier in the day, the CAS announced that it had dismissed the appeal of 47 Russian athletes and two coaches to participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.