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The Latest: IOC member involved in altercation with security

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics : 11:10 p.m. The International Olympic Committee says it is sending home one of its members who was involved in an altercation with a security guard at the Pyeongchang Games. The IOC said Thursday that Adam Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics immediately. The IOC has apologized for Pengilly's behavior. It says Pengilly will be interviewed by the IOC Ethics and Compliance officer and will leave the Olympics and South Korea afterward.
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The Latest: Russia: 30 athletes OK'd as Paralympic neutrals

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics : 11 p.m. The Russian Paralympic Committee says 30 of its athletes have been approved to compete as neutrals at next month's Pyeongchang Games. The RPC says the International Paralympic Committee "provisionally registered" the 30 athletes along with seven guides, who accompany blind athletes during competitions. The IPC didn't confirm the Russian statement, telling The Associated Press on Thursday that it would not comment before announcing a final roster Feb. 23.
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