Former Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Dürr, disqualified from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi for the use of Erythropoietin, has been banned for life for his alleged involvement in a doping network.
Sochi is set to return to the international skeleton calendar later this year when the city hosts the first stage of the Intercontinental Cup.
Canadian Olympic gold medallist and four-time Stanley Cup winner Chris Kunitz has announced his retirement from professional ice hockey at the age of 39.
Russian ice dancer Ekaterina Bobrova, a two-time Olympic medallist, has retired at the age of 29 after giving birth to her first child.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has won his appeal against a lifetime ban from the Olympic Games issued by the International OIympic Committee (IOC) for his involvement in the state-sponsored doping scheme.