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Spain loses rights to host European junior weightlifting champs for non-recognition of Kosovo

By ethan / April 23, 2018

Spain has been stripped of right to host the 2018 European junior weightlifting championships over the country’s insistence on not recognizing Kosovo as an independent state. Last month, during the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Executive Board meeting staged just before the 2018 European senior weightlifting championships in Romania, the continental weightlifting governing body stated that […]

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Russian figure skater Medvedeva out of world champs due to recurring leg injury

By ethan / March 13, 2018

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia will miss the upcoming World Figure Skating Championship in Milan, Italy, to have treatment on a leg injury she suffered before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics. “Following a detailed medical examination, doctors recommended Evgenia Medvedeva skip the championships. She will be replaced by Stanislava Konstantinova, who was the […]

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Medvedeva skates into 2nd in short program at European champs after newcomer & touted rival Zagitova

By ethan / January 19, 2018

Russian first-year senior Alina Zagitova has taken the lead at the figure skating European championship in Moscow, outscoring her teammate and the reigning title holder Evgenia Medvedeva by 2 points. A debutante at the European championship, Zagitova demonstrated a near flawless skating in the short program on Thursday, nailing all of her jumps, including a […]

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