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Kremlin comments 2018 Olympic ban against Russia

The Kremlin has urged to keep down emotions over the IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the Olympic Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang in 2018. Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the …

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Kadyrov: West afraid of Russian athletes

No Chechen athletes will compete under the neutral flag, the head of Russia’s Republic of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said, commenting on the decision to bar the Russian national team from taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympic …

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Three Kazakh athletes stripped of Olympic medals

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says that three female weightlifters from Kazakhstan have been stripped off Olympic gold medals they won in London in 2012 for failing anti-doping tests. The IOC issued the  …

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Russian sports presented ultimatum

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has called for all athletes who have a history of doping to be banned from international competition, according to WADA expert Peter Nicholson, who took part in a Moscow seminar organized by …

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WADA vs. IOC

The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to escalate

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