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  Rio 2016 Olympics: 271 Russian athletes cleared to compete  Rio de Janeiro: Russia will have 271 athletes eligible to compete at the Rio Games, says the International Olympic Committee (IOC)   IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation   Switzerland: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC Map of Lausanne Switzerland   Switzerland: Russia will not receive a blanket ban from Rio following the doping scandal. The IOC will leave it up to individual sports' governing bodies to decide Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games Map of Avenue de Beaumont 2 1012 Lausanne Switzerland
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B. 2018-02-26 Russians win men's ice hockey gold -- then sing Russian anthem Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, Pyeongchang, South Korea
2. 2018-02-22 Alina Zagitova wins gold for OAR in women's single figure skating Pyeongchang, South Korea
3. 2018-02-18 Krushelnitsky named as Russian suspected of failed doping test Pyeongchang, South Korea
E. 2016-12-09 Russian doping report alleges 'institutional conspiracy' London
F. 2016-08-23 Russia banned from Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro
2016-08-07 Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal Rio de Janeiro
H. 2016-08-04 Rio 2016 Olympics: 271 Russian athletes cleared to compete Rio de Janeiro
I. 2016-07-30 IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation Switzerland
J. 2016-07-24 Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC Lausanne, Switzerland

Alina Zagitova wins gold for OAR in women's single figure skating Map of Pyeongchang South Korea   South Korea: Fifteen-year-old Alina Zagitova won Olympic athletes from Russia's first gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in the women's single figure skating Krushelnitsky named as Russian suspected of failed doping test Map of Pyeongchang South Korea   South Korea: A Russian athlete suspected of failing a doping test at the Winter Olympics has been named as medal-winning curler Alexander Krushelnitsky Russian doping report alleges 'institutional conspiracy'  London: The Russian state conspired with athletes and sporting officials to undertake a doping program that was unprecedented in its scale and ambition   Russia banned from Paralympic Games  Rio de Janeiro: Russia's appeal against the blanket ban imposed by Paralympics officials was rejected Tuesday   Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal
Russians win men's ice hockey gold -- then sing Russian anthem Map of Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium Pyeongchang South Korea

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   South Korea: There was controversy after the Olympic Athlete from Russia team beat Germany to win 4-3 overtime men's ice hockey gold Sunday

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  Rio de Janeiro: Russian athletes are banned from competing at the Rio Paralympics following the country's doping scandal. The Russians will appeal

   Switzerland: Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping program
Jul.18 Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions   Montreal: Russia should be banned from this summer's Olympics and Paralympics after evidence was found of state-sponsored doping program, says Wada Jun.18 International Olympic Committee backs 'strong' IAAF stance on Russia    Switzerland: The International Olympic Committee has backed the 'strong stance' taken by athletics chiefs in upholding Russia's ban from international co... May.24 New tests find 14 Russian athletes positive at Beijing Games   Moscow: The Russian Olympic Committee has said 14 of its athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics tested positive for doping during re-tests of their s...

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Jun.12 3 Austrian swimmers hit by bus at European Games    Azerbaijan: One member of the Austrian national swim team was in a coma and two more were seriously injured after being hit by a bus in Baku European Games: First edition opens in Azerbaijan   The first European Games has opened in capital Baku with a lavish ceremony starring a giant pomegranate and US pop star Lady Gaga

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Mar.8 Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold
. Sochi Feb.21 Ukraine wins 1st gold medal in biathlon relay. Sochi Feb.17 Darya Domracheva wins her third gold in the 12.5km biathlon. Sochi Jan.21 Obama offers security assistance to Putin as Olympic terror fears mount. Washington Jan.20 Islamic militant video threatens Sochi games. North Caucasus

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Dec.30 IOC 'confident' Games will be safe   Russia: The International Olympic Committee president says he has confidence that Russian authorities will deliver a 'safe and secure' Games in Soch... Russian terror attacks could be prelude to Olympic violence, say experts
Nov.9 Olympic torch in first spacewalk   Russia: Two Russian cosmonauts are taking the torch for the Sochi Winter Olympics on its first historic spacewalk, ahead of next year's games in Russia

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Jun.20 Ukraine expels corrupt Olympic official
. Kiev

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Mar.1   Medvedev rips Olympic 'fat cats'  Moscow: President Medvedev called for the resignation of the nation's top Olympic officials after the country's worst performance in a Winter Olympi... Feb.21 Luger killed at Olympics laid to rest    Georgia: 21-year-old Kumaritashvili who propelled to his death after sliding off the track during an practice run in Vancouver was laid to rest Feb.15 Luger 'had fears over Olympic track'   Georgia: Nodar Kumaritashvili, 21, killed in a training accident in Vancouver phoned his father before the Games to say the layout of the track frightened... Feb.12 Luger killed in Olympics practice crash
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  Vancouver: Nodar Kumaritashvili, 21, a luge slider from Georgia was crashed during an Olympic training session hours before the opening ceremony

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Aug.17   Nadal, Dementieva claim tennis golds  Beijing: Rafael Nadal is overcoming two set to beat Gonzalez of Chile 6-3 7-6 (7-2) 6-3. Elena Dementieva is beating fellow Safina 3-6 7-5 6-3

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Feb.20 Navka, Kostomarov seized ice dance gold
. Italy Feb.16 Plushenko storms to skating glory. Italy Smigun clinches second gold medal. Turin Russian biathlete tested positive. Italy Feb.13 Pairs drama as Russians take gold. Italy

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Aug.23 Shot put Korzhanenko stripped of gold
. Greece Aug.22 Dope tests 'catch medallists'. Greece Aug.21 Nesterenko takes women's 100m gold. Greece

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Feb.24 Drugs test denies Lazutina gold
. Utah

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Jul.16 Rogge wins top Olympics job
  Moscow: Belgian has been elected as the president of the International Olympic Committee. He succeeds Samaranch
Jul.12 Beijing is favorite for 2008 Games
. Moscow

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