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USA TODAY Sports Sochi mayor Anatoliy Pakhomov, left, stands with IOC President Thomas Bach, center and Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Sok-ra on Sunday during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Russia tops medals table as Winter Olympics end amid doping scandals

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SOCHI, Russia — The Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men’s ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes tested positive for banned substances dimmed the golden glow.

Canada claimed the last, most coveted title of the Games by sweeping aside Sweden 3-0 to retain their men’s ice hockey crown, but two more victories for Russia gave them an unassailable lead with 13 golds to Norway’s 11.

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