Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, who competed jointly with his compatriot Anastasia Bryzgalova in mixed doubles curling, had tested positive for meldonium
Norway claimed gold ahead of defending Olympic champions Sweden in the women's 4x5-kilometre cross-country skiing relay, recording a time of 51 minutes, 24.3 seconds at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
A thrilling race came down to a contest between Marit Bjorgen and Stina Nilsson, with the former taking gold by two seconds and picking up her 13th medal to pull level with compatriot Ole Einar Bjorndalen as the joint-most decorated Winter Olympian of all time.
The Olympic Athletes from Russia rounded out the podium. Here are the times:
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Norway is still sitting atop the medal counter for the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but four countries, including the United States, are hot in pursuit.
As the medal schedule for Monday (based on U.S. Eastern Time) winds down, Norway's nine total medals are two more than the seven from Germany, the Netherlands and Canada. The United States, buoyed by Chloe Kim's phenomenal gold-medal performance in the snowboard halfpipe competition, sits closely behind with six medals.
Here is a look at the updated medal count heading into much of the Tuesday action in local Pyeongchang time:
The Olympic Athletes from Russia earned the bronze medal in mixed doubles curling after an 8-4 victory over Norway Monday night (Tuesday morning in Pyeongchang, South Korea).
Anastasia Bryzgalova and Aleksandr Krushelnitckii are now technically the first-ever medal winners in mixed doubles with the new event being created for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The gold and silver medals will be decided in the upcoming match between Canada and Switzerland.
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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If you haven't been introduced to United States snowboarder Chloe Kim, get ready to be impressed by her incredible skill set on Monday night (Tuesday morning in Pyeongchang, South Korea).
With figure skating taking a night off, the primetime focus shifts to the halfpipe, where 17-year-old Kim is ready to ascend to the American snowboarding throne.
Kim dominated her two qualifying runs on Sunday, and she even had time to tweet about craving ice cream in between runs.
There will be more than just a few scoops of ice cream (she prefers cookies and cream) waiting for Kim at the finish line if...more