Definition #1 for "russias 2018 winter olympics ban"
Russia?s 2018 Winter Olympics Ban refer to the controversy surrounding the Russia?s state-run doping program that was implemented during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Following more than a year of investigation, the International Olympic Committee banned Russia from participating in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Thus, any Russian athlete will appear in a neutral uniform, the Russian flag will not be flown and the record books will forever show that Russia won zero medals. In addition, a number of medals won at Sochi will be revoked.