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‘It’s crazy to decide Russian case on evidence from just one guy’ – skiing coach Markus Cramer

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 18:07 Edited time: 7 Dec, 2017 18:08 German skiing coach, Markus Cramer, who currently trains Russian Olympic team, has shares his thoughts on the recent decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which has practically banned Russian flag and national anthem at the Games in PyeongChang. On Tuesday, the IOC suspended the Russian Olympic Committee ...

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‘With the mask or without?’ – Coach keeps Champions League bet, wears Zorro costume to presser

Paulo Fonseca, manager of the Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk, surprised reporters in a post-match Champions League press conference on Wednesday – by wearing a full Zorro mask and costume. The Portuguese coach promised to wear the outfit of the swashbuckling Spanish hero should his side advance to the last-16 stage of Europe’s premier club football tournament. The ‘Hirnyky’ eventually prevailed ...

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‘The whole team are champions, like Roberto Duran!’ – Panama coach Gomez

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 17:14 Following Panama’s qualification for Russia 2018, head coach Hernan Darío Gomez, has hailed his team of World Cup first-timers as ‘champions.’ Gomez puts them in the same mould as the country’s legendary boxer Roberto Duran. Read more Gomez was speaking to RT following Friday’s World Cup Final Draw held at the State Kremlin Palace, ...

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‘Iceland wants to outdo its Euro 2016 success at FIFA World Cup’ – coach to RT

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 18:30 Iceland, who created a sensation by reaching the quarterfinals at Euro 2016, is aiming to perform even better at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, team manager Heimir Hallgrimsson told RT. “We played in the quarterfinals [at Euro 2016] and lost 5-2 against France. Maybe our goals were too low?” Hallgrimsson said. “I’m not ...

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Sevilla coach reveals cancer diagnosis at half-time, players storm back from 3-0 down

Sevilla secured a stunning comeback in their Champions League game against Liverpool after head coach Eduardo Berizzo revealed to his players at half-time that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Local media report that Berizzo, 48, told Sevilla players of his diagnosis with the team 3-0 down against English Premier League club Liverpool at half-time in their Champions League ...

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Why no-one should believe in 'Russian doping' in skiing, according to star coach Markus Cramer

It’s bitterly cold on top of the hill overlooking the Swedish town of Gallivare. However, inside the hotel perched on top of that hill one man is fuming hot. “There is no doping – only the hard work they do. They are really motivated and work really, really hard. The skiers are subjected to so many doping tests – before, ...

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Coach and agent jailed for million-dollar MLB player-smuggling racket

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 16:40 A Major League Baseball (MLB) coach and a sports agent convicted of smuggling Cuban players to the USA were sentenced to federal prison on Thursday. Julio Estrada and agent Bartolo Hernandez had been convicted in March. The pair were jailed for having organized an illegal international network aimed at bringing Cuban-born players to the ...

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Man United coach Mourinho pays $4mn Spanish tax debt following court hearing

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 11:28 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has agreed to pay $ 4 million in tax debts accumulated during his time in charge of Real Madrid. The news comes following a Spanish court hearing on Friday. The self-styled ‘Special One’ appeared in court accused of tax evasion relating to his time in charge of Spanish giants ...

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Four-time Olympic champion Farah splits with controversial coach Salazar

Published time: 31 Oct, 2017 23:28 Prominent British long-distance runner Mo Farah has parted ways with his long-time coach Alberto Salazar, but has claimed the split is not down to the latter’s alleged links to doping. In February, the Sunday Times published the leaked United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report from March 2016 that allegedly stated Salazar used prohibited infusions ...

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Futsal coach brutally attacks elderly referee in rage over red card (SHOCKING VIDEO)

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 15:34 A futsal match in Ukraine was abandoned following a brutal attack by a coach on the referee, after the official had issued a red card to one of the coach’s players. The incident happened in the city of Kharkov during the minor league match between PVM and Viva Cup last Sunday. As match referee ...

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