This was announced by member of the (IOC) Gerhard Heiberg, Censor.NET reports Segodnia.
The reason for this was the information presented in the second part of the report of the independent Commission of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) headed by Richard McLaren.
"I'm terrified. I knew I shouldn't expect anything good, but it's worse than anyone could imagine. International sport hasn't witness such a scandal. We waited for the second part of the McLaren's report and will start the discussion. If the facts are true, the violators will lose their medals. I leave open the possibility that we will be forced to suspend Russian athletes from participating in 2018 Winter Olympic in Pyeongchang (South Korea).