IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country’s ban for mass doping.

IOC keeps Russia doping ban for Olympic closing ceremony

The International Olympic Committee votes unanimously to maintain Russia’s suspension for the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony over mass doping.

IOC resumes discussions on Russia’s Olympic fate

The International Olympic Committee executive board resumes discussions about Russia’s bid to return to the Olympic fold in time for the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony. IMAGES

No concerns over North Korea ‘hijack’ – IOC President Bach

IOC President Thomas Bach dismisses concerns that North Korea has tried to “hijack” the Winter Games for political purposes, as officials revealed he will visit the isolated country after the tournament in South Korea.

OLY-2018: IOC President takes part in torch relay

Olympics chief Thomas Bach takes part in the torch relay ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang . FIRST IMAGES

IOC chief unveils Olympic Truce Mural in Pyeongchang

Olympics chief Thomas Bach unveils the Olympic Truce Mural at the Pyeongchang Olympic Village ahead of the opening of the Winter Games. Bach says the mural reinforces the Olympic values of “peace and friendship,” with the theme of “Building Bridges.”