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Jan 11, 2018
Russian hacker group 'Fancy Bears' hacked and published emails regarding the 2018 Winter OlympicsHackers, reported to be associated with the Russian government, were calling themselves "Fancy Bears" , a trolling reference to the Games' mascots.
Jan 10, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: 42 banned Russians lodge appeals with CAS in hope of attending Pyeongchang GamesCAS expects the verdicts to be issued by 31 January, which is three days after the IOC’s deadline for entries, other than those in exceptional circumstances.
Nov 16, 2016
Top Russia official says doping clean-up over; country should be allowed back in international eventsRussia’s top Olympic official said his country has cleaned up its sports doping problem and should be allowed to return to all international competitions.
Aug 05, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil awaits grand opening ceremony, an anti-depressant amidst troubleThe carnival capital of Rio de Janeiro will host a glittering Olympics opening ceremony party on Friday, hoping to draw a line under a turbulent seven-year build-up dogged by recession, drugs scandals, crime and infrastructure stumbles.
Jul 30, 2016
Rio Olympics: Russian weightlifters handed blanket ban by IWF amidst doping scandalA ban on all Russian weightlifters dealt a new blow, in the already huge doping scandal, ahead of the Rio Olympics.
Jul 22, 2016
Rio 2016: Russia bids to avoid ban as IOC reports new test failuresRussia on Friday made a last-ditch bid to avoid a blanket ban at the Rio Games over state-run doping as a fresh batch of drug test failures from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 rocked the Olympics.
Jul 22, 2016
Olympics 2016: Russia face calls for a complete Rio ban after track and field squad loses appealRussia was facing calls to be kicked out of the Olympics on Thursday after their highly-regarded track and field squad lost their appeal over being banned from Rio for state-sponsored doping.
May 28, 2016
Eight athletes in 2012 Olympics tested positive after retests, says RussiaRussia's Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday that eight of its athletes in the 2012 London Olympics had been found positive for doping in new tests of their samples given during the Games.