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Russia banned from participation. Individual athletes may still compete under the Olympic flag.

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3 hours ago, Krylian said:

More medals for Canada

Some athletes have been personally banned by the IOC. But my guess is that 90-95% of eligible Russian athletes will compete under the Olympic flag. Including all the hockey players.

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It would seem likely that the KHL will forbid all players in the league from competing.

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9 hours ago, Jordan said:

It would seem likely that the KHL will forbid all players in the league from competing.

Including Canadians.

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1 hour ago, Ryan said:

Including Canadians.

So solidarity with the NHL?  I know not really...but basically same policy on these Olympics.

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1 hour ago, Krylian said:

So solidarity with the NHL?  I know not really...but basically same policy on these Olympics.

More like bitterness that Russians can't play.

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2 minutes ago, Jordan said:

More like bitterness that Russians can't play.

Bitterness they can't play under the Russian flag.

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The Russian government will not block its athletes from competing under the Olympic flag. 

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KHL will allow players to play at the Olympics. 

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