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Russia banned from Winter Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee banned Russia from participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The IOC found Russia guilty of executing an extensive state-backed doping program.

Some Russian athlethes may receive permission to compete, but they will have to wear a neutral uniform. The official record books will forever show that Russia won zero medals.

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