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We stopped 170 pitch invasions at World Cup – Russian organizing committee chief

By ethan / September 26, 2018

Security personnel prevented 170 pitch invasion attempts at this summer’s World Cup in Russia, the head of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has revealed, two months after the tournament came to a close. The World Cup final between France and Croatia at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on July 15 saw four members of protest group Pussy […]

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‘Serena was mean, I’m not a fan of her as a person’- World boxing champ hits out at Williams meeting

By ethan / September 26, 2018

World champion boxer Claressa Shields says an “upsetting” meeting with 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams at the 2016 Rio Olympics led her to stop idolizing the “mean” and “unfriendly” star. READ MORE: ‘You were not coaching’: Serena Williams signals anger at coach over US Open scandal Shields, who holds the WBA and IBF World Female […]

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Russia launches legal bid to overturn athletics ban after WADA reinstatement

By ethan / September 26, 2018

Russia has begun a legal battle to overturn the ban imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), taking its case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland. Russia was recently reinstated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), although it remains suspended by several international sports bodies, including the IAAF. READ […]

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Former Lazio & Aussie international footballer embarks on cannabis career

By ethan / September 26, 2018

Retired Lazio and Australian international Mark Bresciano has swapped the grass of the football pitch for a different kind of green, entering the cannabis industry by cultivating marijuana for medical reasons. The 38-year-old, who spend spent most of his career in Italy’s Serie A, has said he is working on obtaining the necessary documents to […]

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Jon Jones: I’m excited about potential Gustafsson comeback fight (VIDEO)

By ethan / September 25, 2018

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones told RT Sport he is “excited” about a potential fight against Alexander Gustafsson on his return to professional MMA from a doping suspension. Jones was handed a backdated 15-month suspension by USADA last week for a failed doping test before his fight with Daniel Cormier in July 2017 […]

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'Bravo Luka! Deserved!' – Croatia president Grabar-Kitarović congratulates Modric on FIFA Best award

By ethan / September 25, 2018

Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović has congratulated national team captain Luka Modric on his FIFA Best Men’s player award with a “bravo” message to her official Facebook page. READ MORE: Modric beats Ronaldo & Salah to claim FIFA men’s player of the year award “Bravo Luka – deserved! Captain, congratulations on your choice for the best player in […]

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Russian Grand Prix: All you need to know as F1 heads to Sochi

By ethan / September 25, 2018

Formula 1 rolls into Sochi for the Russian Grand Prix this week, bringing the fast and the furious of the motor racing world to the Black Sea coast. There will be plenty to look out for on and off the track, including Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton aiming to strengthen his grip on the title and […]

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Russian MPs to consider Euro 2020 visa-free entry bill

By ethan / September 25, 2018

The Russian State Duma will review a bill proposed by the government to allow visa-free entry for football fans attending Euro 2020 matches. READ MORE: Over 3,000 fans denied World Cup entry to Russia for security reasons The document, which was published on the government’s website on Tuesday, contained measures introduced by Russian ministers as part […]

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