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Russia stuck in stalemate with WADA after doping scandal

LAUSANNE, Switzerland /March 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Russia seems to be stuck in stalemate that is blocking its full re-entry to international sports after a state-backed doping scandal. The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday it is “not wavering” from two key demands in a road map to rehabilitate Russia, whose anti-doping body was suspended in November … Continue reading Russia stuck in stalemate with WADA after doping scandal

The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits US team Olympic headquarters

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter has paid a visit to the American team’s headquarters at the Pyeongchang Games to meet with Olympians. Ivanka Trump gave a presidential challenge coin to Garrett Hines, a former U.S. bobsledder and … Continue reading The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits US team Olympic headquarters

The Latest: Niskanen wins Finland’s first Pyeongchang gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Iivo Niskanen has captured Finland’s first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games. He beat out Russian Alexander Bolshunov with a strong sprint to the finish in the 50 kilometer mass start on Saturday. Bolshunov took the silver … Continue reading The Latest: Niskanen wins Finland’s first Pyeongchang gold