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Smolov: I'm ready to take on more responsibility for Russia

The star Russian striker has been chatting with FIFA.com He spoke about the experience gained at the Confederations Cup Smolov: “Our group at Russia 2018 isn’t the toughest” Only two months remain until the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and the excitement is growing among the home fans ahead of the Opening Match between the to… FIFA.com ...

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Capitals' Kuznetsov, Blue Jackets' Panarin shared a rink in Russia and the NHL playoff spotlight

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Column: World Cup offers chance for respite from Russia heat

PARIS (AP) It was late 1945, and distrust of Russia was rising. British military planners had recently hatched secret plans, codenamed “Unthinkable,” to attack the Soviet Union. Winston Churchill’s famous “iron curtain” speech that foreshadowed the onset of the Cold War was just months away. But as they stood on the brink of what would become decades of nuclear-tipped enmity, ...

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ERC – From Russia with pace: Lukyanuk to thrill again in ERC

Alexey Lukyanuk will bid for FIA European Rally Championship gold in 2018 when he will double as the ultimate benchmark for his young rivals chasing success in the ERC Junior Under 28 category. *Russian Rocket continues European mission in H-Racing Ford Fiesta R5*Co-driving compatriot Alexey Arnautov up for more ERC action*ERC Junior U28 contingent will benefit from benchmark driver’s participation ...

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Russia Barred From Flying Its Own Flag At Olympic Games Closing Ceremony

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) dashed Russian athletes’ hopes of marching behind their national flag at the Winter Games on Sunday, deciding against immediately lifting Russia’s Olympic suspension after fresh doping violations. Russians have been competing as neutral athletes at … Sports

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IOC Votes To Keep Russia Ban For PyeongChang Closing Ceremony

The International Olympic Committee on Sunday upheld the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games because of doping, denying the 168 athletes competing here as “Olympic Athletes from Russia” the right to march in the opening ceremony under their country’s flag. The IOC’s full membership unanimously approved the recommendation of the executive board just hours before the final competition ...

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Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

When he was still a child and people first started to call him Pele, Edson Arantes do Nascimento could not have imagined that those two syllables would become internationally synonymous with football greatness. “My father had named me Edson after Thomas Edison, the great inventor. And I was really proud of it! I didn’t want anything to do with Pele,” ...

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Alina Zagitova Gives Olympic Athletes From Russia Their First Gold Medal Of Pyeongchang Games

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Russian teenager Alina Zagitova edged compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva with a stunning free skate on Friday that earned the Olympic Athletes from Russia a first gold at the Pyeongchang Games. The 15-year-old, who lead Medvedeva by just over one point after a record-setting short program on Wednesday, effortlessly executed every element of her jump-packed free skate, ...

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Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

The Luzhniki Stadium has received final certificate from international green standard BREEAM The Spartak Stadium and Kazan Arena have also undergone certification Certifying stadiums in accordance with sustainable standards is a mandatory requirement of FIFA and an integral part of the 2018 F… FIFA.com

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Trump Lashes Out Over Election Meddling, But Not At Russia

WASHINGTON — A curious thing has unfolded since the release of details about a Russian campaign to interfere in U.S. politics, with a secretive unit that allegedly had 80 employees, a $ 1.2 million-a-month budget, and impersonated real Americans by stealing their personal information. It involves the reaction of the president of the United States.​ Since an indictment sheet revealed ...

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