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Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected

Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected

Last Winter Olympics appeal by Russian athletes rejected: The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday dismissed the last ditch appeals of 47 Russian athletes and coaches who were banned from participating in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games in South Korea.The Russians had appealed their ban from the Games lated to begin later on Friday, handed

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Russia banned 2018 Winter Olympic Games: Russia has been banned from participating in 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, according to the New York Times.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the decision after finding that Russian authorities knowingly doped their athletes during 2014 winter games in Sochi. The ban means that now ‘clean’

Shiva Keshavan wins gold medal in Asian Luge championships

Shiva Keshavan wins gold medal: Indian Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan won gold medal on Friday at Asian Luge championships, which was held at Altenberg, Germany. The sole Indian participant and defending Asian champion retained his title with a time of 55.60 seconds. “I am so proud to bring the gold medal back to India for the