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President Vladimir Putin orders government to organise sports competition for banned Russian athletes
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President Vladimir Putin orders government to organise sports competition for banned Russian athletes

Putin "reminded the cabinet of the decision to organise a competition for those of our athletes who had not been allowed to take part in the Olympic Games," Russian news agencies quoted Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.

Winter Olympics 2018: Organisers sweat over using venues post-Games; storing frozen fish among solutions offered
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Winter Olympics 2018: Organisers sweat over using venues post-Games; storing frozen fish among solutions offered

Thousands of fans will pack the futuristic Gangneung Oval for the speed skating competition in the Winter Olympics. But afterwards, one suggestion is for the cavernous steel-grey structure to store frozen fish.

Winter Olympics 2018: North, South Korean officials to meet at IOC headquarters to chalk out Pyongyang's participation
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Winter Olympics 2018: North, South Korean officials to meet at IOC headquarters to chalk out Pyongyang's participation

Officials from North and South Korea will meet at the IOC headquarters on 20 January to hammer out the details of the North's participation at February's Winter Games

Aanchal Thakur hopes her international skiing medal ends government apathy towards winter sports
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Aanchal Thakur hopes her international skiing medal ends government apathy towards winter sports

Aanchal Thakur has just one wish after becoming the first Indian to win an international medal in skiing – an end to the government's apathetic attitude towards winter sports.

North and South Korea agree to first talks in two years
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North and South Korea agree to first talks in two years

North and South Korea agree to hold their first talks in more than two years, hours after Seoul and Washington decide to defer joint military exercises which always infuriate Pyongyang until after the Winter Olympics.

Winter Paralympics 2018: IPC maintains suspension on Russia; will take call on nation's participation in event
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Winter Paralympics 2018: IPC maintains suspension on Russia; will take call on nation's participation in event

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russia's Paralympic Committee, but had yet to make a final decision on whether Russia can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.

Russia could be banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 after WADA refuses to lift suspension
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Russia could be banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 after WADA refuses to lift suspension

The International Olympic Committee is expected to decide whether Russia can compete in Pyeongchang at an executive board meeting next month in Lausanne.

Russia face further heat ahead of 2018 Winter Games as WADA claims possessing proof of doping scandal
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Russia face further heat ahead of 2018 Winter Games as WADA claims possessing proof of doping scandal

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Friday it had obtained a database that confirmed allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping in Russia made in the McLaren report.

Russia's absence from 2018 Winter Games would be great loss for Olympic movement, says Kremlin
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Russia's absence from 2018 Winter Games would be great loss for Olympic movement, says Kremlin

The Kremlin on Tuesday said it would be a "great loss" for the Olympic movement if Russia were to be banned from the 2018 Winter Games over doping.

North Korean official says nation will discuss co-hosting 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea
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North Korean official says nation will discuss co-hosting 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea

A North Korean official on Friday said he will discuss the idea of co-hosting South Korea's 2018 Winter Games with Olympic chief Thomas Bach, as Seoul denied suggesting such a move.

LG Display claims Apple will debut the 'iMac 8K' this year: Report
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LG Display claims Apple will debut the 'iMac 8K' this year: Report

In an unusual turn of events, LG Display claims that Apple has plans to launch an 8K iMac with a super-high resolution display this year.