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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Games

Lausanne: Russia were banned from the 2018 Winter Games at PyeongChang, South Korea by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean Russian sportspersons will be allowed to compete under an Olympic flag and will be … Continue reading

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Braving ISIS and bullets Mardini chases Rio dreams

Reuters Berlin, March 19: Syrian teenager Yusra Mardini has faced obstacles as a refugee from a war-torn country that most people cannot even begin to imagine and now she wants to go the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The 18-year-old swimmer trekked … Continue reading

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