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‘WADA has been used for politics from the beginning’ – leaked email to IOC President Bach

Hacker group Fancy Bears has published emails purportedly showing how an International Olympic Committee (IOC) honorary member accused the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) of an “anti-IOC and anti-Europe attitude.” The material published by the hacking group allegedly shows an email sent by late IOC honorary member Hein Verbruggen in October 2016. “The dramatic events of the last months in anti-doping ...

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Ban for French football referee who kicked out at player before sending him off

French football referee Tony Chapron has received a ban from the French Football Federation (FFF) for apparently kicking out at Nantes player Diego Carlos, before bizarrely showing him a red card. Chapron took a tumble when Carlos clipped the referee’s heels near the halfway line while both were running to keep up with a Nantes attack in the final moments ...

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Star that never fades – Soviet ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov would have turned 70 today

Soviet ice hockey idol Valeri Kharlamov, the World and Olympic Champion still considered one of the best players ever to put on skates, would have turned 70 on January 14 if not for his tragic passing in a car crash 36 years ago. During his glittering sports career spanning 13 years, Kharlamov won two Olympic gold medals and no fewer ...

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Saudi Arabia allows women to enter football stadiums for 1st time in history

Saudi Arabia has allowed women to enter stadiums to watch men’s football matches for the first time in the kingdom’s history as the ultra-conservative kingdom eases the strict rules separating the sexes. Read more Saudi women were in the stands to watch Al-Ahli versus Al-Batin face each other in the city of Jeddah on Friday, just months before the national ...

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Tennis star Petkovic drags official onto court for mid-match dance off (VIDEO)

A women’s exhibition tennis match unexpectedly hosted a dance-off when German tennis ace Andrea Petkovic took advantage of a weather break to throw some shapes with an umpire. During the fourth game of the second set at the annual Kooyong Classic in Melbourne, Petkovic, 30, entertained the crowd during a rain break with two solid minutes of jazzy dance moves. ...

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Hottest Russian whistleblower? Meet Ekaterina Kostyunina, football referee (PHOTOS)

Russian referee Ekaterina Kostyunina has long been dubbed the country’s most beautiful football official – and it’s easy to see why thanks to her Instagram pictures. Kostyunina, originally from the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, officiates semi-professional games in Russia. Before moving to Moscow, she played for the local student football team representing Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University. She also supports her ...

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Paying the penalty – Gary Lineker reveals his World Cup highs & heartache at Italia ‘90

In the latest installment of The Stan Collymore Show, Stan chats to old teammate Lars Bohinen, now a manager in Norway, and speaks to England legend and Golden Boot winner Gary Lineker on his tumultuous World Cup Italia ‘90. Stan’s first stop is Scandinavia, where he drops in on Norwegian top flight team Sandefjord, managed by his former teammate Lars ...

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Hammer & Sickle: Fedor Smolov – an inside look at West Ham’s Russian transfer target

With strong rumors circulating that FC Krasnodar striker Fedor Smolov is set to make a £15 million ($ 20 million) switch to Premier League side West Ham United, RT Sport gives you the lowdown on the Russian target man. Fedor Mikhaylovich Smolov currently plays his club football for FC Krasnodar, located in the Southern Russian resort town of the same ...

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First-ever UFC show in Russia booked for September in Moscow

The first-ever UFC show in Russia is set to happen as early as September, as the event has already been scheduled in one of the biggest arenas in Moscow, RT Sport has learned from the venue. Staff at Moscow’s Olympiyskiy Stadium (Olympic Stadium), which has a capacity of up to 35,000 spectators, confirmed to RT Sport that a UFC show ...

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‘He never missed a training session’- Lev Yashin’s widow on her husband’s peerless career

Valentina Yashina, the widow of the Soviet goalkeeping legend, has spoken to RT about her husband’s illustrious career, determination, and incessant work ethic to perfect his skills by never missing a training session. Yashin, who remains the only goalkeeper in history to receive the coveted Ballon d’Or, made 78 appearances for the USSR, and won a 1956 Olympic gold medal ...

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