Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia was banned from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean Russian athletes will be allowed to compete under an Olympic flag.

The sanction was the toughest ever leveled by the IOC for drug cheating and came just 65 days ahead of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.



Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • South Korea Capital- Seoul
  • International Olympic Committee headquarter-Lausanne, Switzerland
Source- BBC News

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