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Roy Jones Jr wants exhibition with Fedor Emelianenko

Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. has declared his interest in fighting one of either Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko or ex-UFC champion Anderson Silva in an exhibition match, and says he doubts he’ll rematch Mike Tyson. Former …

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Legendary weightlifter Yuri Vlasov passes away

Olympic weightlifting champion Yuri Vlasov passed away, the representative of power sports Mikhail Koklyaev informed. In addition to the gold of the 1960 Olympics, Vlasov won the silver at the 1964 Olympics, four gold medals at the …

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WADA decides not to appeal ruling on Russia ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says it has decided not to appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) ruling that halved Russia's international ban for doping offenses to the Swiss federal court. WADA made the …

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MMA legend Jeff Monson wraps up sports career

Russia’s U.S.-born MMA fighter Jeff Monson, who also serves as a legislator in the Moscow Region, has announced a decision to wrap up his sports career, MixedMartialArts.com reported on Monday. "Yesterday while training …

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Tutberidze congratulates fans on New Year

Figure skating coach Eteri Tutberidze posted a congratulatory message on Instagram. "Happy 2021! Health to everyone," the coach wrote. She added that celebrated the holiday in the company of her daughter Diana Davis …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov named sport star of 2020

The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center has published the rating of Russia's top 5 athletes of the year 2020. The rating was topped by UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who received 10% of the votes in the …

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UFC head to meet with Khabib Nurmagomedov in Abu Dhabi

UFC president Dana White still believes UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will make his much-awaited return soon to fight one last bout. The Eagle retired from the sport after defeating Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC …

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FC Zenith becomes leader of Russian Premier League

The match between FC Zenit and FC Ufa took place in St. Petersburg, the St. Petersburg team won with a score of 6: 0. Artem Dziuba scored three goals, one of them from the penalty spot. Serdar Azmun scored two goals, and Alexei Sutormin …

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Ural FC defeats Krasnodar FC at home

Football clubs Krasnodar and Ural met today in the match of the Russian championship. The game of the 4th Tinkoff Russian Premier League took place at the Yekaterinburg Arena and ended with the home team winning with a score of 1: 0. …

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Zagitova admitted to RANEPA

Russian figure skater, Olympic champion Alina Zagitova was admitted to the journalism department of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). She will study Producing and Cultural Policy course. The relevant …

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