SOCHI, Russia — The website of Canadian bobsled racer Justin Kripps has been blocked in Russia.
When viewed in Russia, including at the Sochi Games, the site displays a notice in Russian saying access has been restricted and that it could be for a range of reasons, including a court order or because the site is on a Russian blacklist.
The website was accessible to Internet users outside Russia, with pictures and biographical information and updates on Kripps’ training and competition results.
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Kripps commented on the incident Friday on Twitter: ”Looks like my website is censored in Russia, haha classic.”
It wasn’t immediately clear whether any of the material on the 27-year-old’s website could have provoked action from Russian authorities.