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Russia's biathlon athlete Evgeny Ustyugov to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in new doping case
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Russia's biathlon athlete Evgeny Ustyugov to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in new doping case

Evgeny Ustyugov's results from the 2013-14 season have been disqualified, including the Olympic victory.

Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death by men trying to steal car mirrors in Kazakhstan
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Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death by men trying to steal car mirrors in Kazakhstan

Denis Ten, an Olympic bronze medallist figure skater, was stabbed to death on Thursday in his native Kazakhstan.

Vladimir Putin's order almost brought down a passenger plane, feared to be hijacked, ahead of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
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Vladimir Putin's order almost brought down a passenger plane, feared to be hijacked, ahead of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Putin said he gave permission to shoot down the jet, which had 110 people on board after security services told him that was the procedure in such situations.

Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea's 'Iron Man' Yun Sung-bin wins first Asian sliding gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea's 'Iron Man' Yun Sung-bin wins first Asian sliding gold

South Korea’s Yun Sung-bin rocketed to the men’s skeleton gold to become the first athlete outside Europe or North America to win an Olympic sliding medal.

Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch speed-skating coach Jillert Anema warned after attempts to fix race at Sochi Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch speed-skating coach Jillert Anema warned after attempts to fix race at Sochi Games

A Dutch speed-skating coach was given a written warning after trying to fix a race at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, reports and officials said Thursday.

Winter Olympics 2018: Shaun White claims gold in snowboarding as strong winds cause chaos on Day 5
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Winter Olympics 2018: Shaun White claims gold in snowboarding as strong winds cause chaos on Day 5

Shaun White brilliantly won his third Olympic gold but then faced awkward questions over sex harassment claims on Wednesday, as strong winds caused chaos at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Three more Russian athletes banned for life by IOC for doping at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
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Three more Russian athletes banned for life by IOC for doping at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

The Oswald Commission, which is investigating allegations from the WADA of systematic state-sponsored doping by the Russians at the Games they hosted, announced that it had banned two cross-country skiers and a biathlete.

Two more Sochi Winter Olympians from Russia stripped of gold medals by IOC for doping
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Two more Sochi Winter Olympians from Russia stripped of gold medals by IOC for doping

Aleksei Negodailo and Dmitrii Trunenkov were members of the same four-man bobsleigh team as Russia's flag carrier for the Games Alexander Zubkov, who had his medal stripped on Friday. The IOC has also taken away the team's title.

IOC extends provisional sanctions on Russia over doping 'until further notice'
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IOC extends provisional sanctions on Russia over doping 'until further notice'

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday extended sanctions against Russia over doping until further notice.

Humans of Olympics: Meet veteran journalist Yadong Liu, covering Games from Bejing to Brazil
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Humans of Olympics: Meet veteran journalist Yadong Liu, covering Games from Bejing to Brazil

Rio 2016 is Yadong's fourth Olympics and between Beijing and now, one thing he has noticed is how much technology has changed.

Rio 2016: Amidst recession in Brazil, Olympics opening ceremony to ditch opulent traditions
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Rio 2016: Amidst recession in Brazil, Olympics opening ceremony to ditch opulent traditions

The Rio Olympics opening ceremony will break with the recent tradition of large-scale, expensive shows, featuring a low-emissions cauldron and an "analogue" experience,

Rio Olympics: Russian weightlifters handed blanket ban by IWF amidst doping scandal
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Rio Olympics: Russian weightlifters handed blanket ban by IWF amidst doping scandal

A ban on all Russian weightlifters dealt a new blow, in the already huge doping scandal, ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Russian sports ministry controlled doping system at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, says report
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Russian sports ministry controlled doping system at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, says report

Russia operated a state-dictated doping system during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and other events, an independent investigator said on Monday.

Rio Olympics: Here are the five allegations that Russia has to defend amidst its doping scandal
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Rio Olympics: Here are the five allegations that Russia has to defend amidst its doping scandal

These are the five key accusations leveled by former Russian anti-doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov on the doping scandal in Russia.

USA, Canada campaigning to get Russia banned from Rio Olympics: EOC president
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USA, Canada campaigning to get Russia banned from Rio Olympics: EOC president

USA and Canada are campaigning to have Russia banned from the Rio Olympics, according to a European sports chief who said he was shocked by the move.

Sochi 2014 doping scandal: WADA vows to launch thorough probe
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Sochi 2014 doping scandal: WADA vows to launch thorough probe

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has vowed to fully investigate allegations against Russia of a vast state-run doping program during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

State-run doping program behind Russia's medals at Sochi Olympics: Report
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State-run doping program behind Russia's medals at Sochi Olympics: Report

Dozens of Russian athletes who competed at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, including at least 15 medal winners, were part of a state-run doping program, the New York Times reported