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Russia To Put WNBA Star Griner on Trial in July
Brittney Griner was charged with drug smuggling, which carries a sentence of up to 10 years in prison in Russia.
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Russian and Belarus Athletes Banned From Winter Paralympics – IPC
The ban was a reversal of a decision the previous day to allow the athletes to compete in the Games, which start on Friday.
Beijing Winter Olympics: Tally of Medals for Russian Athletes
The Russian Olympic Committee team is placed ninth with 32 medals overall.
Valieva Skating Scandal Casts Dark Cloud Over Beijing 2022
The controversy over 15-year-old Kamila Valieva's presence at the Winter Olympics had sharply divided onlookers even before she took to the ice.
Russia's Valieva Comes Top in Olympic Figure Skating Short Program
Despite placing first, Valieva's score was eight marks below what she was awarded when she performed the same routine at the Olympic team event.
Russian Skater Valieva Says Mix-Up with Grandfather's Heart Drug Behind Positive Doping Test
The 15-year-old figure skater, who is a favorite at the Beijing Winter Olympics, tested positive for a banned heart medication in December.
Russian Teen Valieva Allowed to Skate Again at Beijing Olympics
The IOC said that if Valieva finished in the top three, it will not hold a medal ceremony until the doping issue was resolved.
Russian Figure Skater Valieva Tested Positive for Banned Drug, Testers Confirm
Reports of Valieva testing positive for a banned heart medication emerged after she led the ROC to gold in the team figure skating event.
Russian Olympic Skater Valieva Tested Positive for Banned Drug – Reports
The positive test could cost Russia the team gold and also threatens Valieva's participation in the individual event.
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Promising Skier Flees Belarus After Banned Over Political Views – Reuters
Daria Dolidovich is the latest Belarusian athlete to face repercussions on accusations of supporting the country’s opposition.
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In Photos: Russian Athletes Compete in Beijing Winter Games
Over 200 athletes are competing under the Russian Olympic Committee banner.
Russian Gold Medalist Slams Doping Claims After Winning Gold in Beijing
Alexander Bolshunov, 25, handily won the men’s skiathlon on Sunday, with more than a minute between him and his competitors.
Russian Figure Skater, 15, First Woman to Land Quad Jump at Olympics
Kamila Valieva is also now an Olympic champion after the Russians won the team event ahead of the United States and Japan.
For Russia and China, Beijing Olympics Are About More Than Sporting Glory
Putin’s presence at the Games amid the crisis in Ukraine and a U.S. diplomatic boycott is seen as a symbol of deepening Sino-Russian relations.
Xi Meets Putin as Tensions Rise With West
Putin and Xi are expected to release a joint statement reflecting their "common views" on security and other issues.
Moscow Zoo Pandas Predict Beijing Olympic Winners
No one is more qualified to predict the Beijing Games' outcome than a panda.
5 Russian Athletes to Watch in the Winter Olympics
The Russian Olympic Committee looks strong in skating, skiing and hockey.
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Putin Slams Doping Sanctions Ahead of Olympics
In an interview with Chinese media, Putin denied his government had orchestrated a massive doping program at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
Putin Wishes Russian Athletes ‘Triumph’ at Beijing Olympics
He also criticized the diplomatic boycott of the Games announced by several global powers.
Ukraine Tells Winter Olympic Athletes to Shun Russian Rivals
Ukrainian athletes should avoid standing next to their Russian rivals at the 2022 Beijing Olympics next week, Ukraine’s sports minister said.
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