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1. Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from winter Paralympics after U-turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-and-belarusian-athletes-banned-from-winter-paralympics-after-u-turn

Russian and Belarusian athletes will be banned from the Beijing Winter Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee reversed its original decision....

2. The Queen tests positive for Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-queen-tests-positive-for-covid

The monarch is experiencing "mild cold-like symptoms" but expects to continue "light duties" at Windsor over the coming week, the palace said....

3. US anti-doping chief questions Valieva's drug regimen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-anti-doping-chief-questions-valieva-s-drug-regimen

Kamila Valieva -- the teenage Russian figure skater at the center of a doping controversy roiling the Beijing Olympics -- had three substances that can be used to aid the heart in her testing sample,...

4. Russian skater claims heart drug found in her system may have been her grandpa's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-skater-claims-heart-drug-found-in-her-system-may-have-been-her-grandpa-s

Scandal-hit Olympic ice skater Kamila Valieva may have failed a doping test because of her grandfather’s heart condition and the medication he takes, it has been claimed....

5. Russia's foreign minister urges Putin to continue talks with the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-foreign-minister-urges-putin-to-continue-talks-with-the-west

Russia's foreign minister urged President Vladimir Putin on Monday to continue talks with the West, saying that negotiations aren't yet exhausted as tensions rise over Ukraine....

6. Russian skater can compete amid doping controversy, but medal ceremony won’t be held

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-skater-can-compete-amid-doping-controversy-but-medal-ceremony-won-t-be-held

Russian teenager Kamila Valieva has been cleared to compete in the women’s figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics despite failing a pre-Games drug test, setting her up for an attempt at a second gold medal....

7. Kamila Valieva: Russian star at center of doping controversy, reports say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kamila-valieva-russian-star-at-center-of-doping-controversy-reports-say

The International Olympic Committee has refused to comment on whether the athlete at the center of a doping controversy at Beijing 2022 is the 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva, despite the teenager being named in multiple reports around the world....

8. With rings breaking from block of ice, Olympic Games ceremony begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-rings-breaking-from-block-of-ice-olympic-games-ceremony-begins

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday night, the culmination of preparations beset by the Covid-19 pandemic and criticism over human rights in China that led several countries to mount a diplomatic boycott....

9. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

10. Covid cases mount as athletes, personnel arrive in Beijing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-mount-as-athletes-personnel-arrive-in-beijing

During the past four days China has detected 119 COVID-19 cases among athletes and personnel involved in the Beijing Winter Olympics, with authorities imposing a "closed loop" bubble to keep participants, staff and media separated from the public....

11. 'Some people may not make it': athletes risk failing Beijing COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-people-may-not-make-it-athletes-risk-failing-beijing-covid-19-tests

Strict COVID-19 testing requirements for the Beijing Winter Olympics could see more athletes from high-risk Omicron regions banned from participating, but the system in place will be as flexible as possible, an Olympic medical adviser told Reuters....

12. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

13. Delta flight to China returns to Seattle while in mid-air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delta-flight-to-china-returns-to-seattle-while-in-mid-air

Delta Air Lines said Monday that new pandemic-related cleaning requirements at a Shanghai airport were behind the turning back of a recent flight from Seattle in midair, a move that had prompted a protest from the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco....

14. Dubai ruler must pay ex-wife $700M in divorce settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dubai-ruler-must-pay-ex-wife-$700m-in-divorce-settlement

A British court on Tuesday ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history....

15. No more apologies: Inside Facebook's push to defend its image

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/no-more-apologies-inside-facebook-s-push-to-defend-its-image

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, signed off last month on a new initiative code-named Project Amplify....

16. Dusan Ivkovic: The basketball teacher

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legendary-serbian-basketball-coach-ivkovic-dies

The legendary Serbian basketball coach, Dusan Ivkovic, passed away in the early hours of the morning at the age of 77. ...

17. Shooting Federation uncovers more sexual abuse cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shooting-federation-uncovers-more-sexual-abuse-cases

The Cyprus Shooting Federation has become aware of four more cases of sexual abuse by the same perpetrator allegedly involved in the case filed with police on Wednesday by Olympic shooting athlete Andri Eleftheriou, reports said Thursday....

18. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

19. No spectators at Tokyo 2020 Games torch lighting ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-spectators-at-tokyo-2020-games-torch-lighting-ceremony

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia will be the first in more 35 years to be held without spectators after organizers on Monday introduced tighter measures to protect against the coronavirus....

20. Cypriot windsurfer secures Olympic spot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-windsurfer-secures-olympic-spot

Cypriot windsurfer Andreas Cariolou secured on Saturday a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, while competing at the 2019 RS:X World Championships, in Torbole, Italy. ...

21. Carbo One and Cyprus NOC presented their partnership in the run-up to the Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carbo-one-and-cyprus-noc-presented-their-partnership-in-the-run-up-to-the-olympics

Carbo One Limited has joined the sponsorship family of the Cyprus National Olympic Committee, in the category of Major Sponsor, as announced by the Cyprus NOC on Monday, 29 July 2019, during an event at the Olympic House in Nicosia. The collaboration of the NOC with Carbo One, one of the largest companies in Cyprus, is an important step forward for the Committee in achieving its goals in the pre-Olympic year we are currently going through. ...

22. Carbo One sponsors Cypriot Olympic team

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/carbo-one-sponsors-cypriot-olympic-team

Carbo One Ltd. sponsors the Cypriot Olympic team ahead of 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo...

23. Ancient mariners: Greek navy offers taste of life in galleys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ancient-mariners-greek-navy-offers-taste-of-life-in-galleys

24. 'Moments of Glory' photographic exhibition in London

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/moments-of-glory-photographic-exhibition-in-london

The photographic exhibition that focuses on true “Moments of Glory” from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, as captured by Selene Alexia, the accredited photographer of the Cyprus Olympic Committee (COC), will be held in London 12-14 June...

25. Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in with N. Korea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-seeks-very-meaningful-summit-in-with-n-korea

US President Donald Trump has high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoner...

26. Understanding Kim: Madman or misunderstood

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/understanding-kim-madman-or-misunderstood

US intelligence experts are trying to build a profile of Kim Jong Un to give Trump a competitive edge in one of the most consequential summits since the Cold War...

27. South Korea discussing peace deal with North Korea ahead of summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-korea-discussing-peace-deal-with-north-korea-ahead-of-summit

South Korea and a US-led U.N force are technically still at war with North Korea after the Korean War ended with a truce, not a peace treaty...

28. Terrorist security challenge for Harry and Meghan's wedding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/terrorist-security-challenge-for-harry-and-meghan-s-wedding

Barriers to stop vehicle attacks, armed patrols, and airport-style security will be among the measures employed in largest police operation Windsor has ever seen...

29. Trump and North Korea's Kim plan first-ever meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-and-north-korea-s-kim-plan-first-ever-meeting

Trump had previously said he was willing to meet Kim under the right circumstances but had indicated the time was not right...

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