Tag Archives: Athletes

North Korea to send 22 athletes to compete in 3 sports at 2018 Olympics in South Korea – IOC

The IOC has approved the participation of 22 North Korean athletes in the coming Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Apart from the first-ever joint hockey team with Seoul, the North will also compete in skating and skiing. READ MORE: Give Piste a Chance: S. Korea’s skiers to train at Kim’s resort Next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea will display some long-lost ...

Read More »

WADA informant Rodchenkov to testify at CAS appeal hearings of 42 Russian athletes

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 14:00 The former head of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, Grigory Rodchenkov, will testify at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearings of 42 Russian athletes banned for alleged doping violations, his lawyer has confirmed. “Yes, he will testify but from a distance,” Rodchenkov’s lawyer, Jim Walden, told German media outlet Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, insidethegames ...

Read More »

Court of Arbitration for Sport to hold hearings on banned Russian athletes from Jan 22

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 17:56 The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will review the cases of Russian athletes banned from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics the week beginning January 22. “Hearings on the cases of Russian athletes will be held between January 22 and 27 and personal decisions will be made in regard to each athlete,” TASS reports, ...

Read More »

IOC approves neutral parade uniform for ‘Olympic Athletes from Russia’

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 16:31 Edited time: 29 Dec, 2017 16:44 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the parade uniforms for ‘Olympic Athletes from Russia’ who will compete at the 2018 Winter Games, following the decision to ban Russia from participating. The uniforms will be produced by Russian clothing company Zasport. “We have received an official letter from ...

Read More »

IOC releases Olympic kit requirements for Russian athletes

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 12:55 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has released a set of requirements related to “uniforms, accessories and equipment” for Russian athletes competing at the 2018 PyeongChang Games under a neutral flag. Following a meeting with members of the suspended Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), the IOC published a list of kit instructions for Russian team members ...

Read More »

International sports federations to examine ‘Rodchenkov list’ containing 300 Russian athletes

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 15:49 The Word Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has provided international sports federations with information regarding hundreds of elite Russian athletes alleged to have committed doping violations. The list, containing the names of around 300 Russian team members, was obtained from the Moscow Laboratory database, access to which had been denied by Russian officials due to an ...

Read More »

Russian Olympic Committee to back athletes competing as neutrals in PyeongChang

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has unanimously voted in favor of Russian athletes participating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games under a neutral flag. The decision was announced at a meeting on Tuesday, during which prominent Russian athletes, coaches and ROC members discussed the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) proposal to allow Russians to perform under a ‘no-flag’ status. The IOC ...

Read More »

Moscow flash mob shows support for Russian athletes amid IOC ban

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 15:06 Edited time: 11 Dec, 2017 15:53 More than 1,000 Russian fans took part in a flash mob at Moscow’s biggest skating rink on Sunday, to show support for the athletes banned from competing under the Russian flag at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. The event, held at the famous Moscow park VDNKH, was organized ...

Read More »

‘IOC decision is against Russia, not just athletes’ – 3-time Olympic champion Irina Rodnina

Irina Rodnina, the most decorated figure skater in history who is now a member of the Russian State Duma, has spoken out on the recent International Olympic Committee (IOC) ruling to impose sanctions on Russia. On Tuesday, the IOC banned Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang during its executive board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. READ MORE: Russian Olympic Committee ...

Read More »

‘I thought ‘clean’ Russian athletes had nothing to worry about’ – figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva

Russian figure skating world champion Evgenia Medvedeva has said she was trying not to “pay attention to the negative news related to Russian sports” before an IOC meeting to decide on the country’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Medvedeva was part of the Russian delegation that attended the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board meeting on Tuesday ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!