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Sochi scandal could see Kim end up with gold

The Japan Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Could Yuna Kim be awarded the Olympic gold medal from the Sochi Games after all? Given the shocking evidence produced this week in the World Anti-Doping Agency's McLaren Report, it is a fair question.

Sochi to host world festival of youth with 20000-strong audience

TASS - ‎14 hours ago‎
MOSCOW, July 25. /TASS/. Sponsors of the World Festival of Youth and Students, which will be held in Sochi in October 2017, anticipates welcoming over 20,000 participants from 150 countries, the Rospatriot center's head, Ksenia Razuvayeva said on ...
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Rio Paralympics: Australian athletes wait on retested Sochi samples

The Australian - ‎14 hours ago‎
The IPC also said it was sending 19 samples from Sochi for further analysis, after they were identified by Richard McLaren's investigation team as having been potentially doctored during the Games.
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IOC humiliates Vladimir Putin with order to re-test every Sochi sample and deliberation of blanket ban for Rio - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Previously loath to criticise Russia in public, Bach's insistence that every Russian sample from Sochi 2014 should be re-analysed will be a major blow to Putin and a nation that topped the standings with 33 medals including 13 golds at the Games.

Sochi 2014 flagbearer Razingar retires from ice hockey - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The 37-year-old represented his country in 14 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) events and was his nation's flagbearer at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. There, Slovenia reached the quarter-finals of the competition following victories over ...

Wada report confirms state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at Sochi – video

The Guardian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
A report by an independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency confirms evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at the Sochi Olympics. Speaking in Toronto on Monday, Dr Richard McLaren says the Russian ministry of ...
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Ban russia from rio if sochi claims are proven - travis tygart

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
One of the world's leading anti-doping experts has called on Olympic chiefs to ban Russia from the Rio Games across all sports if allegations of state-sponsored doping at Sochi 2014 are proven. An independent commission, set up by the World Anti-Doping ...

WADA report outlines alleged doping cover-up system used in Sochi

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
WADA report outlines alleged doping cover-up system used in Sochi. Professor Richard McLaren presented the findings of his World Anti-Doping Agency commissioned report into allegations of Russian state sponsored doping at a conference in Toronto on ...

Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi Olympics

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi Olympics. By: Eddie Pells, The Associated Press Posted: 07/18/2016 8:32 AM| Last Modified: 07/18/2016 9:09 AM | Comments: Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; Email.
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IPC Statement - McClaren independent investigation into Sochi 2014 doping allegations

Around the Rings (subscription) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
We have also requested urgent clarification from both parties to better establish how the findings implicate the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and Russian Para athletes as the report defines the Sochi Games as the XXII Olympic Winter Games.

IOC retests Russian Sochi doping samples - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The International Olympic Committee is to investigate allegations that host nation Russia sabotaged the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. A World Anti-Doping Agency report on Monday accused top Russian officials of directing a program to subvert drug ...

Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi...

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
McLaren said allegations made by Moscow's former anti-doping lab director about sample switching at the Sochi Olympics went much as described in a New York Times story in May.

Traffic soars in Sochi as Basel Aero reports 16% rise in passenger traffic

Airport World Online - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Domestic passenger traffic in Sochi reached 2.1 million passengers in January-June 2016, 41% more year-on-year, while international traffic decreased by 40% to 50,000 visitors.

Cheats may have stolen our medals: Great British bobsleigh team will push for Sochi bronze upgrade if doping scandal ...

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The Great Britain bobsleigh team who finished fifth behind two Russian crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will push to be upgraded to a bronze medal if it emerges that their rivals are implicated in the doping scandal.

BREAKING: Commission deems Russia guilty of Sochi doping cover-ups

AOL UK - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
An independent commission set up by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has concluded that the Russia Ministry of Sport "directed, controlled and oversaw" state-dictated doping cover-ups for athletes at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The damning report ...

Yarnold confident Sochi 2014 success will give her edge over competitive skeleton field at Pyeongchang 2018 - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Despite her shock choice to step away from skeleton for a prolonged period, Yarnold insists she never lost motivation but admitted she found it tough to look so far ahead to Pyeongchang following her Sochi 2014 success. "Once I had gone to the Olympics ...

Russia says Sochi doping report requires fuller investigation

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The Russian Olympic committee said on Tuesday that allegations in a World Anti-Doping Agency report on doping among Russian competitors at the Sochi Olympics required fuller investigation because they were so serious.

IOC will take 'toughest sanctions' over Sochi doping

Sportskeeda - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
LONDON (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach described the findings of the WADA independent report into Russian doping at the Sochi Winter Games as showing a "shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of ...