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IOC bans Russian team from 2018 Winter Olympics International,News,Sports

By: Wrence Trinidad The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended Russia from competing as a team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. “The Russian Olympic committee is suspended with immediate effect,” said IOC President Thomas Bach at a news conference Monday afternoon. “Clean [Russian] individuals will be able to participate under strict conditions

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Government pledges $31 million to Olympic athletes Sports,Uncategorized

Complied by Shannon O’Reilly The federal government announced its support Thursday  for Canada’s Olympic athletes with $31 million. Eleven winter sports will receive federal funding ahead of Sochi 2014. “Thanks to the leadership of the Government of Canada, this is the largest investment ever for Canada’s winter-sport athletes heading into the Olympic and Paralympic Games,”

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