"US Figure Skaters Win Olympic Gold as Russian Rival Disqualified!"

Tuesday,   30 January 2024

US Figure Skating Gold: US team awarded gold at 2022 Winter Olympics after Russian skater Valieva's doping ban.

Valieva's Ban: Four-year ban for doping; backdated to December 25, 2021; she was 15 at the time.

CAS Decision: Court of Arbitration for Sport disqualifies Valieva's results since her positive test.

ISU Confirmation: International Skating Union confirms disqualification in singles and team events.

Team Event Re-ranking: US and Japan move up; ROC falls to third place.

Impact on European Championship: Valieva's disqualification awards gold to Shcherbakova.

USOPC Statement: US Olympic Committee confirms gold medal for US Figure Skating team.

Anti-Doping Approval: Global anti-doping bodies, including the IOC, support the decision

Medal Ceremony Plans: IOC plans a future medal ceremony for US, Japan, and Canada.