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Yulia Efimova adds another gold to Russian medal tally at European Championships

By ethan / August 9, 2018

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova has won the women’s 50m breaststroke final at the European multi-sport championships in Glasgow, cementing Russia’s lead in the overall medal tally. Efimova clocked a time of 29.81 seconds, surpassing Britain’s Clark Imogen and Arianna Castiglioni of Italy, who had to settle for silver and bronze respectively. READ MORE: 18yo Russian swimmer […]

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Synchronized swimmers extend Russia’s dominance at European Championships

By ethan / August 7, 2018

Russia’s synchronized swimmers continued their country’s winning run at the European Championships in Glasgow, adding two more gold medals to the team’s tally. READ MORE: Russia riding high in Euro Champs medals table after victory for cyclists, synchronized swimmers On Tuesday, Aleksandr Maltsev and Maya Gurbanberdieva won the duet free routine mixed final, posting a meet-high […]

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Caster Semenya dominates African Championships, breaks national 400m record

By ethan / August 6, 2018

South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya has been in dominant form at the African Championships in Asaba, Nigeria, breaking the national record in the women’s 400m. The two-time Olympic champion clocked a time of 49.96 seconds which was enough to see her to victory in the final of the 400m event. READ MORE: IAAF bars Russian […]

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Russian synchronized swimmers, gymnasts win more golds at European Championships

By ethan / August 4, 2018

Russia saw more gold medal success at the European Championships in Glasgow on Saturday as the women’s teams claimed victory in gymnastics and synchronized swimming. In the team gymnastics final at the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow, Russia finished comfortably ahead of France in second and the Netherlands in third. The team of Lilia Akhaimova, […]

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Swiss sprinter banned from European Championships over 'racist' Facebook posts

By ethan / August 2, 2018

Swiss 100 meter sprinter Pascal Mancini has been banned from the 2018 European Athletics Championships by the Swiss athletics federation amid allegations of racism for sharing far-right posts on his Facebook page. By posting the material, the 29-year-old violated an agreement signed with the country’s athletics governing body, which in turn decided to revoke his […]

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