November 9, 2017 / 12:17 PM / a year ago

Olympics-Russia loses two 2014 Olympic medals after skiers found guilty of doping - R-Sport

MOSCOW, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Russia has been stripped of two Olympic medals won at the 2014 Sochi Games after four cross-country skiers were found guilty of doping by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), R-Sport news agency reported on Thursday.

The head of Russia's cross-country skiing federation, Elena Valbe, told R-Sport skiers Maxim Vylegzhanin, Alexei Petukhov, Evgenia Shapovalova and Yulia Ivanova had been disqualified and their results annuled over doping. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; editing by Vladimir Soldatkin)

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