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  • News Alert: Russia banned from Winter Olympics

    From CNN Breaking News@VERT to no-reply@siteservices.cnn.com on Tue Dec 5 12:00:18 2017
    Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea over allegations of systematic, state-sponsored doping.

    However, Russian athletes who can prove that they are clean will be "invited" to compete in Pyeongchang, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.

    Those athletes must meet strict guidelines and will compete under the name "Olympic Athlete from Russia" (OAR). They will wear a uniform with that name on it and the Olympic anthem will be played at any ceremonies.

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