Winter Olympics

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Snowboarder Mia Brookes, 16, makes GB history with slopestyle world title
Mia Brookes, a 16-year-old British snowboarder, has made history by winning her country’s first snowboard slopestyle world title

Sean Ingle

27, Feb, 2023 @12:34 PM

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BBC to keep Olympics rights until at least 2032
Deal with EBU and Warner Bros Discovery retains same coverage as existing agreement

Mark Sweney

16, Jan, 2023 @1:47 PM

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Wada ‘concern’ as Rusada clears Valieva of wrongdoing over doping scandal
Kamila Valieva, whose positive doping test was the biggest story at the 2022 Winter Olympics, has been cleared by a Russian Anti-Doping Agency tribunal

Sean Ingle

13, Jan, 2023 @5:47 PM

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Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal threatens to derail Winter Games bid
Japanese official says corruption claims could damage Sapporo’s chances of hosting 2030 event

Justin McCurry in Toyko

07, Dec, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Marathon chicanery, handballs, Black Sox and more: sport cheating scandals | Hannah Jane Parkinson
As the chess furore between Carlsen and Niemann rolls on, we take a look at some enduring disputes in sport

Hannah Jane Parkinson

17, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Mike Keenan to coach Italy’s men’s ice hockey team at 2026 Winter Olympics
Mike Keenan was named Italy men’s ice hockey coach on Friday, giving the Stanley Cup winner a chance to guide the host country at the 2026 Olympics


14, Oct, 2022 @10:43 PM

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‘They play, we suffer’: Olympian who led Beijing protest calls for Russian ban | Sean Ingle
Having made waves with his protest in Beijing, skeleton athlete Vladyslav Heraskevych wants Russians banned from all sports

Sean Ingle

04, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Everyone forgets about you’: Erin Jackson on returning home after Olympics gold
After making history in Beijing, the speed skater faces life after the spotlight, with sponsorships, training and changing the sport on her mind

Bryan Armen Graham

16, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Sports quiz of the week: Mo Salah, strikers, sportsmanship and skiing
Who showed up? Who froze? Who left early?

Paul Campbell

25, Feb, 2022 @4:56 PM

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The Kamila Valieva case shows yet again that the IOC is betraying teen athletes
This rotten organisation stood by while the 15-year-old skater and her Olympic dreams were publicly crushed, says campaigner Sarah Klein

Sarah Klein

24, Feb, 2022 @2:39 PM

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First the IOC, now Nato: how Putin’s Russia refuses to play by the rules | Jonathan Liew
The scandal surrounding Kamila Valieva at the Winter Olympics raises fears the regime may end the teenager’s career before it has a chance to begin

Jonathan Liew

22, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Kamila Valieva horror show proves the price of Olympic gold is too high | Cath Bishop
This is not a problem happening just in Russia – a win-at-all-costs mentality is affecting young athletes more than ever

Cath Bishop

21, Feb, 2022 @7:00 PM

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