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IOC reinstates Russian Olympic Committee

Russia was reinstated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday after the remaining tests of the country’s athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics were all returned negative.

Russian Olympic chiefs confirm curler tested positive for meldonium

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) confirmed Tuesday.

Winter Olympics: CAS dismisses 47 appeals from Russian athletes, coaches

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday that it had dismissed 47 appeals from Russian athletes and coaches to participate in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, which opens later in the day.

Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics by the International Olympics Committee (IOC).

Russia’s doping ban stays – WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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