Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russia was banned from appearing at their 2018 events. Vitaly Mutko, former Sports Minister and current Deputy Prime Minister, has now responded to allegations that he was ultimately responsible for Russia’s “systemic manipulation of the anti-doping rules”. According to SBS, Deputy Prime Minister Mutko denied the […]

Withdrawal from 2018 Olympics May Cause NHL Labor Dispute

Withdrawal from 2018 Olympics May Cause NHL Labor Dispute

The NHL have announced that their players won’t be appearing at the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Apparently the dispute revolves primarily around money; Mark Purdy of the Mercury News reported that the NHL wanted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to pay Olympic expenses and the IOC refused. If the dispute isn’t resolved, this […]