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WADA backs IOC decision on Russian Olympic Committee’s status

/ 26 February 2018

Moscow, Feb 26: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) agrees with the decision of the International Olympic Committees Executive Board on the status of the Russian Olympic Committee, WADA said in a statement. The Executive Board of


Fourcade wins most gold medals in French Olympic history

/ 19 February 2018

PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 19: French biathlete Martin Fourcade made history on Sunday when he won his fourth Olympic gold medal in a dramatic photo finish in the men’s biathlon 15-kilometre mass start at the Winter


Kuzmina tastes third Winter Olympic gold in biathlon mass start

/ 18 February 2018

PyeongChang, Feb 18: Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia won her third gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games with her victory in biathlon women’s 12.5km mass start at the PyeongChang Games here on Saturday. Kuzmina has equalled


Hanyu breaks 66-year old record to defend men’s figure skating title

/ 18 February 2018

PyoengChang, Feb 18: Japanese Yuzuru Hanyu became the first figure skater in 66 years to win back-to-back Winter Olympic gold medals in the men’s singles event as he won Japan’s first gold medal at PyeongChang Games


Olympic snowboarder from Russia successfully undergoes surgery

/ 17 February 2018

PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 17: Russian snowboarder Nikolay Olyunin has successfully undergone a surgery, the athletes wife Maria said on social media. On Thursday, Olyunin fell during the snowboard cross semifinal at the Winter Olympic Games


Medvedev congratulates Russian athletes winning 2018 Olympics medals

/ 17 February 2018

Moscow, Feb 17: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev extended his congratulations on Friday to Russian skeleton racer Nikita Tregubov and cross-country skier Denis Spitsov for winning silver and bronze medals respectively at the 2018 Winter Olympic


Austria’s Hirscher takes gold in Men’s Alpine combined

/ 13 February 2018

PyeongChang, Feb 13: Austrian Marcel Hirscher, a serial World Cup winner, won the first Olympic gold medal of his career on Tuesday after topping the Men’s Alpine Combined Slalom at the Winter Olympic Games here. The


Russian woman figure skater spins world record

/ 11 February 2018

PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 11: Russian woman figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva set a world record by earning 81.06 points and in the process bagged the first medal for her side in the team short dance event


World’s top sports court lifts lifetime ban on 39 Russian athletes

/ 02 February 2018

Geneva, Feb 2: The world’s top sports court overturned lifetime Olympic bans on 39 Russian athletes for doping violations following the 2018 Sochi Olympic Games. The Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) also said on


US announces 242-member Winter Olympic Team

/ 27 January 2018

Washington, Jan 27: The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced a 242-member team that will compete in the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The team, announced on Friday, comprises of 107 women