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Will Russian athletes be left without Olympics?

The Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has refused to recognize Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA as compliant with the international code. The decision was taken at the WADA Foundation Board Meeting in Seoul. Ahead …

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Russia draws with Spain in St. Petersburg

The Russia-Spain football friendly ended in a 3-3 draw at the Krestovsky Stadium of Russia’s St. Petersburg yesterday. Spain’s early pressure was rewarded when Jordi Alba scored nine minutes into the game, …

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WADA considers banning Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) hasn't fully complied with the requirements set by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which could stand in the way of the nation's participation in the upcoming Games, the German TV channel ARD …

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No Russian anthem at Olympics 2018?

Top officials for the International Olympic Committee are considering a menu of possible penalties against Russia for doping violations, including barring the country’s national anthem at the coming Winter Olympics and keeping its …

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Spartak Moscow vs Sevilla 5-1 in Champions League

Spartak Moscow sliced apart Sevilla with rapid counterattacks to beat the Spanish team 5-1 in the Champions League at Moscow’s Otrkytie-Arena yesterday. The Russian team is level with Liverpool on five points at the top of …

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IWF suspends Russia for one year

The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has upheld the decision to suspend Russia from international events for 12 months, the IWF press service said on Saturday, TASS reports. Earlier in the day, the IWF …

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Liverpool held to 1-1 draw by Spartak Moscow

Russia’s Spartak tied the score 1:1 with UK’s Liverpool in their UEFA Champions League game in Moscow on Tuesday night. The goals were scored by Spartak’s Fernando on 23rd minute and Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho …

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International base jumping festival to kick off in Sochi

The third skydiving festival SkyparkBASE days 2017 will be held in Sochi from 6 to 8 October. The organizers of the festival have developed a unique program, which apart from the usual jumps, will include acrobatic numbers, tricks, and …

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 Simferopol to host Heat of Nation

Next Saturday, about 2 thousand inhabitants of Crimea will participate in a mass heat, which will be held in Simferopol on the occasion of the traditional All-Russian race day Heat of Nation, the president of the Crimean Athletics Federation, …

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