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Olympic champion Yagudin bursts into tears during Instagram video on ‘great’ Denis Ten

By ethan / July 20, 2018

Prominent Russian figure skater Alexei Yagudin couldn’t hold back the tears as he addressed the death of his former colleague, 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten, who was fatally stabbed Thursday. In an emotional speech published on Yagudin’s Instagram page, the grief-stricken figure skater said he was totally devastated by the tragedy which “should have […]


‘It was a great journey’: UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov praises Russia’s heroic World Cup run

By ethan / July 8, 2018

Russian UPF lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has heaped praise on the World Cup hosts, who made history by making the quarter-finals of the tournament before suffering a heartbreaking penalty-shootout loss to Croatia. READ MORE: Croatia 2-2 (4-3 pens) Russia: Croatia through to semis with pulsating penalties win over hosts Russia’s thrilling World Cup run ended with […]


‘I would smoke cannabis six hours before a game’ – NBA champion Matt Barnes

By ethan / May 31, 2018

Matt Barnes, who played with the champion Golden State Warriors team before retiring at the end of last season, reveals that marijuana use is widespread among NBA players. The 38-year-old says that he followed a pre-game routine which involved the drug throughout his 14-year career at basketball’s highest level. “I would smoke cannabis six hours […]


'Traitor!': Alexander Shlemenko slams first Russian UFC champion for beer advert (VIDEO)

By ethan / May 18, 2018

In an intense video, four-time Bellator middleweight champion Alexander ‘Storm’ Shlemenko has slammed Russian MMA veteran Ogel Taktarov over a beer advertising campaign he recently joined. Shlemenko, who is well known as a teetotaler and social activist in his native Russia, has once again drawn public attention to his views on the promotion of alcoholic […]


And New: Khabib Nurmagomedov becomes first UFC champion from Russia

By ethan / April 8, 2018

Published time: 8 Apr, 2018 05:23 Khabib Nurmagomedov has become the first UFC champion from Russia, after an overwhelming victory over American lightweight Al Iaquinta, in the main event fight of UFC 223 in Brooklyn, New York. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT Sport News


‘Dick Pound is chief instigator of sanctions against Russia ’ – world champion hurdler Shubenkov

By ethan / March 15, 2018

World champion hurdler Sergey Shubenkov of Russia has said that the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Dick Pound, is the mastermind of sanctions on Russian sport. “There is an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, Dick Pound, who is the main instigator of anti-Russian sanctions in sport,” the 2015 world 110m hurdles champion […]

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