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Sport’s top court convened Sunday to decide if 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva can compete again at the Beijing Olympics after she failed a drugs test, while Switzerland’s Marco Odermatt won giant slalom gold in the snow and fog.

The buildup to the Games in the Chinese capital was dogged by concerns about COVID-19 and human rights and have now passed the halfway point with yet more controversy surrounding them.

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