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Russian hackers hacked and published 2018 Winter Olympics emails

In lieu of revenge from IOC after they have banned Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics over doping allegations, Supposedly Russian hackers have released set of emails regarding Olympic games scheduled in February in South Korea.

The sources are declaring this act as a retaliation for the decision taken by International Olympic Committee(IOC) to bar Russia from participating in the Winter Olympic games to be held in Pyeongchang, according to the Buzzfeed news portal.

The hackers are assumed to be associated with the Russian government and they prefer calling themselves as "Fancy Bears", a funny reference to the Game's mascots.

They have published various emails dated from late 2016 to spring 2017 which appear to be among IOC employees and other countries regarding Russian doping conspiracy.

On the website, Fancy Bear posted, "These emails and documents point to the fact that the Europeans and the Anglo-Saxons are fighting for power and cash in the sports world."

However, IOC has not denied nor approved of the allegations made by the "Fancy Bear".One of the officials said, "we do not comment on leaked documents."

"Fancy Bear" is alleged to be associated with Russian military intelligence.

In December 2017, IOC banned Russia from participating in Winter Olympics stating that Russian government had created a state-sponsored doping environment

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