Winter Olympic games

This photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018 shows a view of the Olympic Sports Center where Panama's soccer team will live during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk, Russia. Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals. In the host city of Saransk, a training center notorious for doping abuses and tainted medals will now be the home of Panama’s soccer team. (AP Photo/Julia Chestnova)
May 21, 2018 - 10:14 am
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping programs in history. Athletes from the V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center dominated race-walking for over a decade, winning nine Olympic and 18 world...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, United States' Lindsey Vonn heads into the doping control room after competing in women's downhill at the Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea. Questions over the integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes at this year’s Winter Olympics, including two who tightened their bottles so tightly, they cracked the caps. In all, there were 3,189 tests conducted. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
May 10, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Questions over the integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes this year at Winter Olympics, including two who tightened their bottles so tightly, they cracked the caps. Independent observers released their report Thursday about the anti-doping operation in Pyeongchang...
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May 10, 2018 - 3:35 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Frank King, an architect of the 1988 Winter Olympics, has died at 81. Bob Niven, who was instrumental in Calgary's winning bid, says King died Wednesday of a heart attack while training at a downtown club. King was an avid runner who competed in the Seniors Games. King was...
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April 30, 2018 - 10:00 am
The whistleblower who exposed Russia's scheme to cheat at the 2014 Olympics has filed a motion to dismiss a libel lawsuit brought on behalf of three Russian biathletes whose medals were stripped from the Sochi Games for doping. Lawyers for whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov also filed a lawsuit...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left, attend during a summit at Peace House of the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim made history by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons. At right is Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 11:56 am
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local): 1:50 a.m. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is applauding the "truly historic summit" between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea. U.N. spokesman...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 5:51 am
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Japan's leader is welcoming the outcome of the inter-Korean summit as a step toward resolving the North Korean threat. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the talks...
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Germany's skaters Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot perform during pairs free skating program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 22, 2018 - 6:47 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Olympic figure skating champions Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany set a world record as they claimed their first world title as a pair with a flawless program packed with daring and grace on Thursday. The silver went to Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of...
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Yuri Ganus, right, Director General of Russian National Anti-doping Agency RUSADA, speaks next to Guenter Younger, left, Director of Intelligence and Investigations for the World Anti-Doping Agency WADA, during the opening day of the 2018 WADA annual symposium, at the Swiss Tech Convention Center, in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Wednesday March 21, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 9:03 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia seems to be stuck in stalemate that is blocking its full re-entry to international sports after a state-backed doping scandal. The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday it is "not wavering" from two key demands in a road map to rehabilitate Russia, whose anti-...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, March 1, 2018, journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia. Buoyed by an oil boom, President Vladimir Putin's rule since 2000 has been marked by complaints about corruption and human rights abuse, tension with the West over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea and accusations of meddling in U.S. elections. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
March 12, 2018 - 6:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there. The pilot instead tricked the man, who was...
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A protester holds up a banner during a rally demanding peace on the Korean Peninsula near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 12, 2018. Trump administration officials said Sunday there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation's leaders beyond the North's promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize U.S.-South Korean military exercises. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 12, 2018 - 4:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — News of the planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent shockwaves around the globe. But in North Korea — as of Monday, several days after the announcement — not a word about it had been reported by the state-run media. Pyongyang has been...
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