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Russia banned from flying national flag at the end of Winter Olympics

Fan of Russian athletes watch during the men's ski cross seeding run at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Russian athletes won’t be allowed to march uner their nation’s flag at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics (Picture: AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Russian athletes won’t be allowed to march under their country’s flag at Sunday’s closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics, it has been decided.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted unanimously against lifting the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games, after two of the nation’s athletes tested positive for doping.

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