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News Russia » Sports: Russian sports min says Olympic curler could not have doped deliberately -agencies

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-olympics-2018-doping-minister/russian-sports-min-says-olympic-curler-could-not-have-doped-deliberately-agencies-idUKKCN1G41L9
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Tuesday a Russian curling medallist accused of doping at the Olympics in Pyeongchang could not have taken the substance deliberately, Russian news agencies reported. “It’s obvious that ...

News Russia » Sports: Doping charge could hurt Russia's chance at reinstatement

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/russian-curlers-bronze-medalist-suspected-doping-53190316
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said in a statement Monday that it has "initiated a ...

News Russia » Sports: World Cup 2018: Brazil confirms most of their squad for Russia, Neymar and Coutinho are in

News channel or source: https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/news/world-cup-2018-brazil-confirms-most-of-their-squad-for-russia/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Brazil coach Tite already knows most of his World Cup squad. According to UOL Esporte, the manager has picked 15 players four months before the tournament begins, where his team is one of the favorites to win it all. They are: No shockers there at all ...

News Russia » Sports: South Korean President Endorses Russian Presence at Winter Games

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/20/sports/olympics/20reuters-olympics-2018-russia-moon.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Moon made the comments after giving a reception for Russian sports officials at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, two days after news broke of a doping scandal at the Pyeongchang Games involving a medal-winning Russian curling athlete. Russia has been ...

News Russia » Sports: Russian Olympics team in shock over Games doping scandal

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/russian-olympics-team-in-shock-over-games-doping-scandal.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

in a scandal that has shocked his teammates and could imperil Russia's efforts to regain full Olympic status. Alexander Krushelnitsky, who competes in curling, one of the Games' least physically taxing sports, is suspected of testing positive for meldonium ...

News Russia » Sports: Norway curler on Russian doping scandal: ‘They’ve robbed us of our moment of glory’

News channel or source: https://www.boston.com/sports/olympics/2018/02/20/norway-curler-robbed-russia-doping-magnus-nedregotten
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Russian officials said he tested positive for meldonium ... and having to sit at home and wait to see what happens is obviously emotional, and very stressful.” AP Sports Writer James Ellingworth contributed to this report.

News Russia » Sports: The Latest: Russian federation backs convicted hockey player

News channel or source: http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/sports/the-latest-russian-federation-backs-convicted-hockey-player/article_bf4104a9-0d7d-5f5b-b668-330ddea226f3.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Russian officials have said he tested positive for the banned ... She's thrilled to be back to race in the women's downhill. When it comes to other sports, fans often hear about athletes sidelined for days at a time. A strained muscle here.

News Russia » Sports: IOC is forced to defend itself after Russian curler reportedly fails drug test

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/international/ct-olympics-failed-drug-test-20180218-story.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Krushelnytsky's reported failed drug test is the first doping-related incident for any Russian at these Winter Olympics. Adams said he could not discuss any individual athletes or sports, noting several times that "the testing and sanctioning is ...

News Russia » Sports: Olympic curling world stunned by Russian doping scandal

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2018/02/19/olympic-curling-world-stunned-by-russian-doping-scandal/110593330/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not because of the tired cliche that curling isn't a real sport (and therefore, why would a curler need to dope?)

News Russia » Sports: Russian sports minister says Olympic curler could not have doped deliberately - agencies

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/russian-sports-minister-says-olympic-curler-could-not-123850316--oly.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Tuesday a Russian curling medalist accused of doping at the Olympics in Pyeongchang could not have taken the substance deliberately, Russian news agencies reported. "It's obvious that in ...