Queries On Doping, Harassment, Ineptitude At Olympics

Feb 12, 2022, 4:46 PM
BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 12: Kamila Valieva of Team ROC skates during a figure skating training se...
BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 12: Kamila Valieva of Team ROC skates during a figure skating training session on day eight of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Capital Indoor Stadium practice rink on February 12, 2022 in Beijing, China.

BEIJING (AP) — The biggest questions at the Beijing Olympics hardly centered on who would win the six gold medals up for grabs.

Not with the fate of 15-year-old figure skater Kamila Valieva still undecided.

Will the Russian be allowed to compete after testing positive for a ban substance?

Can the ROC really keep the gold she helped win in the team event?

Grave inqueries also emerged in the mountains when a former U.S. Olympian alleged harassment by her former coach and teammate.

Even the oh-so-friendly Canadians have stepped into controversy with a tiff between countrymen stemming from a blown ruling by Olympic judges.

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Queries On Doping, Harassment, Ineptitude At Olympics