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Winter Olympics: Doping cases hurt Russia's case to display flag at closing ceremony

The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) delegation in South Korea may not find out until just hours before Sunday’s closing ceremony whether they can carry their national flag into the stadium. There had been indications earlier during the Games, that the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which suspended Russia over evidence of a state-sponsored doping system, could lift the ban in ...

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THE AUSSIES: Green and Lee carry the flag

[embedded content]   Hannah Green and Minjee Lee graduated from the Karrie Webb scholarship squad having watched the greatest of Australian golfers in US Women’s Opens and stayed at her home in America, learning from the best. Now, their own time has come, a metaphorical passing of the baton for golf in this country. Webb is 43 and a part-timer ...

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Park carries torch, Pak flag for Korea in Winter Olympics

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – They can wear opponents down in classically different ways. Dustin Johnson can be the most intimidating player in the game, with his mighty lashes making other players’ games feel small. Jordan Spieth can be the most infuriating player in the game, with his ability to hole monster putts maybe even more demoralizing than Johnson’s ability to ...

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