Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva demonstrated their flawless performances during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, winning the gold and the silver respectively in women’s single skating events.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has restored the membership of the Russian Olympic Committee to the organization, which was suspended on December 5 last year, two months before the start of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang
Despite all the shade surrounding the team officially known as Athletes from Russia after multiple doping bans before and during the Games left the squad catastrophically depleted, triumphs in figure skating and ice hockey made this Olympic run a definite success.
PYEONGCHANG (Sputnik) - The Olympic closing in South Korea's Pyeongchang ended with the Olympic flame going out. One of the highlights of the ceremony was the parade of flags, when countries carried its symbols through the stage, except for Russian athletes who had to march under the neutral flag.
Social media networks erupted in triumphant cheers as Russian fans celebrated their team’s stunning victory during the ice hockey final in Pyeongchang.
Minnesota Wild draftee Krill Kaprizov scored the winner 10 minutes into overtime to give Russia a 4-3 win and their first Olympic hockey gold since 1992.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) -Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva tested positive for a banned substance during the 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea, the Russian Federation of Bobsleigh said Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The bronze medal earned by Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckiy with his partner Anastasia Bryzgalova at mixed doubles curling at the 2018 Olympics was handed to the IO), while the athletes have already left South Korea, the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) delegation said in a statement.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Thursday that Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was found guilty of violating anti-doping rules and was stripped of his bronze medal, while his results have been canceled.
The game ended with the Olympic Athletes from Russia's 3-2 loss to Finland, with the teams of Canada and the United States set to compete in the tournament's final.
Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova, who just got a world record in the singles short program at the Olympics, has responded to the recent attack by her American counterpart Ashley Wagner.
GANGNEUNG (Sputnik) - The Czech Republic's hockey team has won the match against the team from the United States at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and booked a spot in the semi-final.
PYEONGCHANG (Sputnik) - Russian freestyle skier Sergey Ridzik won the bronze medal in the cross ski tournament at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Wednesday, bringing the 12th medal to the team of the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR).
The world's most-recognizable guitar manufacturer is reassuring investors of its ability to meet its obligations as the company is weighing three possible options to tackle mounting debt woes.
The Anti-doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) has initiated a procedure involving Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitsky, winner of the bronze medal at mixed doubles curling at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang, CAS said in a press release.
Russia's national ice hockey team has upset its US rival 4-0 at the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, in a game that was preceded by the Russian pucksters' 8-2 win over Slovenia. Right after the February 17 match wrapped up, US head coach Tony Granato was quick to react.
PYEONGCHANG (Sputnik) - Russian skiers Andrey Larkov, Alexander Bolshunov, Alexey Chervotkin and Denis Spitsov took silver in a ski race, winning 10th medal for Russia at the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea.
At least 261 athletes taking part in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics have already been affected by the highly contagious norovirus, which causes vomiting and diarrhea, among other symptoms.
At least two athletes participating in the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang have fallen victim to an insidious virus that infects the bowels.
GANGNEUNG (S. Korea) (Sputnik) - A hat trick of Russian forward Kirill Kaprizov helped the Russian men's ice hockey team to defeat the Slovenian squad 8-2 on Friday at the group tournament at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
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