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Lokomotiv loans out striker Smolov to Spain

Russian football player Fedor Smolov moved from Moscow-based football club Lokomotiv to Spain’s Celta on a six-month loan, according to Celta’s official website. Smolov will be loaned to Celta until the …

Zagitova to return to intensive training

The figure skating champion of the 2020 Olympic Games who previously announced the suspension of her career, Alina Zagitova intends to begin intensive training soon, the organizers of the ice show "Sleeping Beauty. Legend of the Two …

Nurmagomedov named fighter of decade

MMA Junkie started a series of publications about the best fighters of the mixed style of the decade, from 2010 to 2019. Russian champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is also in the list. A complete list of the greatest athletes of the decade …

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 …