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Russia's Paralympics Team Is Banned From South Korea's Winter Games

If they pass scrutiny, some Russian athletes will be able to compete in a handful of sports, under a neutral flag. The Russians dominated at the last Winter Paralympics, held in Sochi.
Russia's Paralympic athletes who compete in South Korea will do so under a neutral flag, part of the team's punishment for doping infractions. Here, Russian athletes are seen in the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, where the Russian team dominated. Source: Alexander Demianchuk

The International Paralympic Committee won't allow Russia to compete in the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, maintaining a ban that punished a widespread system of doping. Citing anti-doping reforms, the committee said some Russian athletes

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