FIS clears Nabeev, Kokk

Updated: February 17, 2010, 12:22 AM ET
Associated Press

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Two skiers have passed blood tests to take part at the Vancouver Olympics after earlier being suspended from competing.

The International Ski Federation said Tuesday it cleared Nordic combined athlete Niyaz Nabeev of Russia and Estonian cross-country skier Kaspar Kokk to resume competition after sidelining them for five days because of too-high hemoglobin levels.

FIS revealed that cross-country skier Benjamin Koons from New Zealand did not start ...

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