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Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal
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Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal

Bach said the IOC had sent a "clear message" on Russia, who competed as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" and will now be unable to fly the national flag at Sunday's closing ceremony.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's Nadezhda Sergeyeva banned from Pyeongchang Games by CAS after failing doping test
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's Nadezhda Sergeyeva banned from Pyeongchang Games by CAS after failing doping test

Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeyeva has been banned from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after failing a doping test, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Saturday.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's first gold medal at Pyeongchang overshadowed by fresh doping case
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's first gold medal at Pyeongchang overshadowed by fresh doping case

A fresh Russian doping case overshadowed the team's first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Friday and could lower the country's chances of an early return to the Olympic fold.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky tests positive for meldonium, says CAS
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky tests positive for meldonium, says CAS

CAS said the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) mixed doubles curling team, who won bronze at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, had been disqualified from the competition over the violation.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky to return bronze medal after failed drug test, says report
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky to return bronze medal after failed drug test, says report

Russian curlers Alexander Krushelnitsky and Anastasia Bryzgalova will hand back the Olympic medals they won in Pyeongchang, the Russian news agency TASS reported, citing a Russian Curling Federation spokeswoman.

Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's battle with Mikaela Shiffrin and other things to watch out for on Day 13
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Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's battle with Mikaela Shiffrin and other things to watch out for on Day 13

American alpine skiing teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, among the biggest stars of the 2018 Olympics, are in the Pyeongchang spotlight in the combined.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky denies doping, says positive test is a shock
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky denies doping, says positive test is a shock

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, who tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Winter Olympics, said on Tuesday he had never knowingly doped and welcomed an investigation into the "shock" result.

Winter Olympics 2018: Slovenian ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic thrown out of Pyeongchang Games for failed drugs test
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Winter Olympics 2018: Slovenian ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic thrown out of Pyeongchang Games for failed drugs test

CAS said Jeglic "accepted an anti-doping rule violation and, as a consequence, the athlete is suspended from competing in the remainder of the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018."

Winter Olympics 2018: 'Alexander Krushelnitsky is not stupid', Russian coach defends curler after doping allegations
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Winter Olympics 2018: 'Alexander Krushelnitsky is not stupid', Russian coach defends curler after doping allegations

Krushelnitsky and his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova captured the bronze medal last Tuesday in the mixed doubles curling event.

Winter Olympics 2018: Bemused curlers ask 'why would anyone dope in our sport?' after Russian athlete fails dope test
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Winter Olympics 2018: Bemused curlers ask 'why would anyone dope in our sport?' after Russian athlete fails dope test

Even curlers taking part in the Olympic competition were left scratching their heads as news circulated that Alexander Krushelnitsky is suspected of testing positive for meldonium.