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Ilya Averbukh comments on Kostornaya's decision  

The famous Russian figure skating coach, Ilya Averbukh, condemned figure skater Alena Kostornaya’s decision to leave the Olympic champions’ team headed by Eteri Tutberidze for Evgeni Plushenko. He commented on the decision …

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Nurmagomedov defeats Kvarnstrom at first round

Yesterday, at the UAE Warriors 12 tournament in Abu Dhabi, Russian Usman Nurmagomedov met with Finnish Jerry Kvarnstrom. The fight did not last long - Nurmagomedov crushed his opponent at the first round, ending the fight ahead of …

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F1 driver tests positive for coronavirus

Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez has returned a positive coronavirus test a day before practice begins at the British Grand Prix. The Racing Point driver had initially returned an inconclusive test for Covid-19, with the FIA confirming …

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Zenit head coach named best in RPL

The head coach of St. Petersburg’s FC Zenith Sergei Semak was named the best coach of the Russian Premier League (RPL) in July, the press service of the tournament informed. The fans and experts of the RPL and …

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Olympic champion found dead in Moscow region

Moscow Region volunteers and rescuers found the body of a 83-year-old Olympic champion, four-time world champion in freestyle wrestling in heavyweight, Alexander Ivanitsky. Three days ago he went to the forest for mushrooms and disappeared. …

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Mike Tyson to return to boxing ring to fight Roy Jones Jr

Two boxing legends will return to the ring this year and square off in an exhibition fight. Mike Tyson, 54, will face Roy Jones Jr., 51, on September 12, CBS Sports reports. The heavyweights will fight with oversized gloves with the intent to not …

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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 chief says fans are essential

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori said that he disliked the idea of holding the Games in empty venues without fans. The Tokyo Olympics were due to start this Friday but because of the COVID-19 pandemic the International Olympic …

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Nurmagomedov's manager refutes retirement rumours

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager Ali Abdelaziz has responded to rumours that his client has retired from UFC - stating he is still grieving the loss of his father.   Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov tragically …

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Alena Kostornaya best newcomer at ISU Skating Awards

Russian figure skater Alena Kostornaya won the ISU Skating Award in the Best Newcomer category. This year the prize is awarded for the first time, the award ceremony is held in an online format. “I always try to show the …

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Tutberidze best coach at ISU Skating Awards

Eteri Tutberidze, working with Russian skaters, became the winner of the ISU Skating Awards in the nomination "Best Coach". American Rafael Arutyunyan and Canadian Brian Orser were also nominated in this category. …

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Victor Maigurov headed Russian Biathlon Union

The president of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) became three-time world champion, Olympic champion Viktor Maigurov. Maigurov was elected unanimously - all 45 delegates of the extraordinary report-and-election conference supported his …

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FIG to announce dates of its congress at next meeting

The final decision of the Executive Committee (EC) of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) on the dates of the FIG Congress is expected to follow at its next meeting, European Gymnastics President Farid Gayibov said, according to the …

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