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Gaethje ready to fight Nurmagomedov

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje said he is ready to fight UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. "I’m not saying I could beat him in a wrestling match, but a wrestling match …

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Lethal rally in Gelendzhik claims life of racer

According to the Kuban emergency services, one of the participants of the first stage of the championship of Russia in trophy-raids (off-road racing) in Gelendzhik died. The sports SUV’s driver lost control, and the car crashed into …

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Tutberidze: Zagitova could miss World Cup in Japan

Olympic champion, Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova could miss the World Championships in Japanese Saitama less than a week before the start, the coach of the athlete, Eteri Tutberidze said. "We came to Japan being ready to …

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USADA rehabilitates Muslim Salikhov

Mixed martial arts fighter from Russia Muslim Salikhov was found innocent of anti-doping rules violation by the American anti-doping agency (USADA). It is reported that in the near future, the athlete can hold a fight in the Ultimate …

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Putin injures his finger during judo training

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who attended a judo training in the ‘Yug Sport’ center in Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi late on Thursday, said that wrestling helps him to maintain a positive, but …

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Lasitskene wins jump tournament in Slovakia

The current high jump world and European champion, Russian Maria Lasitskene became the best at the international tournament in Slovakia. She showed a result of 2.00 m. Italian Alessia Trost became second(1.94), the bronze medal went to …

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Russia's Daniil Dubov wins World Rapid Chess

Russian chess grandmaster Daniil Dubov won the gold medal in the World Rapid championship, which ended on Friday night in St Petersburg. Azerbaijan's Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the silver …

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WADA experts arrive in Moscow

Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) arrived in Moscow yesterday evening to retrieve data from the former Moscow Laboratory. The access to the data of the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory before the yearend is one of the key …

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 Schalke beats Lokomotiv 1-0 in Champions League

Alessandro Schoepf scored in injury time to give Schalke a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League yesterday evening in Gelsenkirchen, denying the Russian side a place in the Europa League. Moscow needed a …

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Sports Ministry names best Russian sportsmen

2018 Olympic champions, ice hockey player Pavel Datsyuk and figure skater Alina Zagitova, as well as the national football team’s head coach Stanislav Cherchesov received the National …

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Feodosia hosts historical fencing festival

The Shield of Kafa tournament-festival on historical fencing kicked off today in Feodosia. The two-day tournament will be held in the territory of the medieval fortress Kafa. The participants of the tournament, which recreates the …

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