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Russia issues security guarantee to Arsenal fans

Russia has issued a security guarantee to Arsenal fans who will visit Moscow for a Europa League clash in the heat of a diplomatic crisis over an ex-double agent's poisoning.

Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky leaves Winter Olympics Games amid doping probe

A Russian Olympic medalist has left the Pyeongchang Winter Games on suspicion of doping, a Russian sports official said on Monday, in a case that could jeopardize the nation’s efforts to draw a line under a year-long drug-cheating scandal.

Officials: Pyeongchang Olympics hit by cyberattack

Olympic officials on Sunday said a cyberattack was responsible for an internet and wifi shutdown during the Pyeongchang Winter Games opening ceremony, but refused to say who was responsible.

Downhillers on hold as Fourcade launches Olympic charge

Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard won the first Olympic medal for the United States of Friday but Canada's Mark McMorris stole the show with an inspirational bronze medal.

UN chief Antonio Guterres praises Olympic values

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday praised Olympic values after a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach ahead of Friday’s Pyeongchang Winter Games opening ceremony.

Kim Jong Un’s sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.

No Olympics for Russians who had life bans lifted

Fifteen Russians whose life bans for doping were lifted last week have been barred from the Pyeongchang Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday, as Russia’s drugs conspiracy continued to reverberate just days from the opening ceremony.

IOC defies CAS, bars 15 Russians from Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has barred 15 Russian athletes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games, defying the ruling of the Court of Arbitration for Sports that annulled their life bans.

Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

Cheering crowds welcomed the Olympic flame to a freezing Seoul on Saturday, where the torch will be paraded for four days before making its way to Pyeongchang for the start of the Winter Games.

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