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FIFA World Cup 2018: German journalist Hajo Seppelt, who broke Russian doping scandal story, advised against covering mega event
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FIFA World Cup 2018: German journalist Hajo Seppelt, who broke Russian doping scandal story, advised against covering mega event

German journalist Hajo Seppelt, whose investigative reporting exposed Russia's alleged state-sponsored doping, will not travel to the football World Cup tournament out of security concerns

IOC lifts ban on Russia after Winter Olympics 2018 even as country's anti-doping agency remains suspended
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IOC lifts ban on Russia after Winter Olympics 2018 even as country's anti-doping agency remains suspended

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted a ban against Russia, Moscow officials said Wednesday, after the country was barred from the Pyeongchang games over state-sponsored doping.

Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
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Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 mascot will hope to replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang handed out to athletes on the podium.

Winter Olympics 2018: South, North Korea march apart as Pyeongchang Games end with vibrant closing ceremony
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Winter Olympics 2018: South, North Korea march apart as Pyeongchang Games end with vibrant closing ceremony

At a colourful and cold closing ceremony, Ivanka Trump sat near a blacklisted North Korean general while the North and South Korean athletes entered separately, waving their national flags.

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 2014 Sochi Games success was 'an absolute disgrace', says Australia's chef de mission
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's 2014 Sochi Games success was 'an absolute disgrace', says Australia's chef de mission

The doping plot which allowed Russia to cheat its way to Olympic gold in 2014 was "an absolute disgrace", Australia's chef de mission said Sunday, warning that "we should not forget".

Winter Olympics 2018: Marit Bjoergen wins women's 30 km cross-country title, becomes only five-medal athlete at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: Marit Bjoergen wins women's 30 km cross-country title, becomes only five-medal athlete at Pyeongchang

Bjoergen was never challenged and finished her remarkable Olympic career in dominant fashion, winning the gold medal in 1 hour, 22 minutes, 17.6 seconds.

Winter Olympics 2018: North Korean delegation led by blacklisted general Kim Yong Chol arrives in South
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Winter Olympics 2018: North Korean delegation led by blacklisted general Kim Yong Chol arrives in South

The visit by an eight-member high-level North Korean delegation is the final piece of the Games-led diplomacy that has dominated headlines from Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics 2018: Olympic Athletes from Russia beat Germany in thrilling final to win men's ice hockey gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Olympic Athletes from Russia beat Germany in thrilling final to win men's ice hockey gold

Russia dramatically ended a 26-year men's hockey title drought by defeating Germany 4-3 in over-time in a championship-game thriller for the only gold medal by Russian men at the Pyeongchang Games.

Winter Olympics 2018: Sweden beat South Korean 'Garlic Girls' to clinch women's curling gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Sweden beat South Korean 'Garlic Girls' to clinch women's curling gold

The "Garlic Girls" who sparked a national phenomenon in the quirky sport of curling with the sweeping and the shouting lost to Sweden 8-3 in Sunday's Olympic final

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC bans Russian athletes from marching under country's flag in closing ceremony at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC bans Russian athletes from marching under country's flag in closing ceremony at Pyeongchang

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.

Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes waves with snowboard, skiing double; Norway breaks record for medal count
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes waves with snowboard, skiing double; Norway breaks record for medal count

Ester Ledecka made history with an unprecedented snowboard and skiing double on Saturday, while Norway's all-conquering team set a new record for medals at a Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka wins historic skiing-snowboard double at Pyeongchang with parallel giant slalom gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka wins historic skiing-snowboard double at Pyeongchang with parallel giant slalom gold

Ester Ledecka completed a historic Olympic double on Saturday when the Czech star romped to snowboarding parallel giant slalom gold to add to her shock super-G title in alpine skiing.

Winter Olympics 2018: Canada's Sebastien Toutant wins inaugural big air gold in style; USA's Kyle Mack claims silver
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Winter Olympics 2018: Canada's Sebastien Toutant wins inaugural big air gold in style; USA's Kyle Mack claims silver

Canada's Sebastien Toutant bounced back from last place in the slopestyle to win the first ever snowboard big air Olympic title on Saturday in Pyeongchang, in front of the watching Ivanka Trump.

Winter Olympics 2018: Switzerland oust rivals Austria to claim inaugural alpine team skiing gold; Norway take bronze
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Winter Olympics 2018: Switzerland oust rivals Austria to claim inaugural alpine team skiing gold; Norway take bronze

Wendy Holdener led a strong Switzerland team to alpine team skiing gold on Saturday, as Norway took bronze to set a new record of 38 medals at a Winter Olympics.

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: Former KGB agent Darya Domracheva wins biathlon gold medal for Belarus
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Winter Olympics 2018: Former KGB agent Darya Domracheva wins biathlon gold medal for Belarus

Darya Domracheva, a former KGB agent, scripted history at the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang by becoming the first female biathlete to win four Olympic gold medals.

Winter Olympics 2018: Teen Alina Zagitova pips compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva to win 1st gold for OAR at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: Teen Alina Zagitova pips compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva to win 1st gold for OAR at Pyeongchang

Teenage figure skater Alina Zagitova prevailed in her duel with Evgenia Medvedeva to claim Russia's first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Friday.

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: More than fun and games in Pyeongchang as athletes take to Tinder, PornHub
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Winter Olympics 2018: More than fun and games in Pyeongchang as athletes take to Tinder, PornHub

With athletes in the peak of their physical prowess living in close proximity, it comes across as no surprise that the Olympics Village at Pyeongchang has become a hotbed for sexual activity.