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WADA bans Russian sports for four years

The Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has approved recommendations of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) to declare Russia non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code for a period of four years.  WADA …

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Russia to face sports blockade?

A dark cloud is hovering over the Russian athletes again: the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was recommended to bar Russia from taking part in international competitions for a four-year period. According to the WADA press …

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Nurmagomedov signs to fight Ferguson

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will defend his title against former interim champion Tony Ferguson in Brooklyn on April 18, 2020. Khabib signed his contract already, according to …

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Motorboat presented to Krasnodar school of water sports

Krasnodar Mayor Yevgeny Pervyshov during the morning detour visited the training base of the sailing department of sports school No. 4, which is located on the banks of the Krasnodar reservoir. During the visit, the mayor handed over the keys to …

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Russian ice hockey team takes third place at Karjala Cup

Russia’s national ice hockey team has been defeated by the Czech team 0:3 yesterday in third match of the 2019 Karjala Cup, the first stage of the Euro Hockey Tour. The Czech team scored eight points in three matches and now tops …

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RDIF invites Nurmagomedov to fight in Russia

According to the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will be able to fight in Russia in the framework of his current promotion. For the moment, the fighting site is being …

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UEFA Champions League: Lokomotiv loses to Juventus

Russia’s Lokomotiv lost 1:2 to Italy’s Juventus at home on Matchday 4 of the UEFA Champions League group stage in Moscow. Aleksei Miranchuk scored for Lokomotiv on the 12th minute. Aaron Ramsey (4’) and Douglas …

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UEFA Champions League: FC Zenit loses to FC Leipzig

Russia's FC Zenit has lost 0:2 to Germany's FC Leipzig in the group stage match of the UEFA Champions League in St. Petersburg. FC Leipzig's Diego Demme scored one goal during the 45th minute, and Marcel Sabitzer scored …

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Alexander Grigoryan expelled from FC Tambov

According to the FC Tambov press service, the club terminated the contract with head coach Alexander Grigoryan. The contract was terminated by mutual agreement of the parties. The reason for dismissal is not specified, however, at …

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Umar Nurmagomedov: I have a lot of friends in Baku

Russian mixed martial artist, the 2016 Russian MMA champion, combat sambo world champion Umar Nurmagomedov, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza, said that he would like to visit Baku. First of all, …

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Nurmagomedov clarifies his retirement plans

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said he has around two or three years left before he plans to retire from the sport. The words from Khabib, come shortly after his father, Abdulmanap …

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Russia qualifies for UEFA Euro 2020

Russia’s national football team hammered Cyprus 5-0 yesterday evening in Nicosia to qualify for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (UEFA Euro 2020). After eight matches, Russia is number two in its Group I, with 21 …

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