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Russian Athletic Federation hopes for 'productive meeting' with IAAF in October

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 19:32 Russian Athletics Federation (RUSAF) head Dmitry Shlyakhtin has expressed hope that the upcoming meeting with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) working group will be productive. The meeting, which is set for October 30 in Oslo, Norway, will take place with the working group designed to assess the […]

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WADA launches investigation into claims of ‘systematic doping’ in China

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 18:21 Edited time: 23 Oct, 2017 18:26 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced an investigation into claims of widespread doping in Chinese sports, following the airing of a documentary on a German TV channel. The statement regarding the probe was published on the organization’s website, and involves claims that […]

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3 people seriously injured, 120 detained in Belgium football hooligan riot (VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 13:26 Three people were seriously injured and 120 detained when Belgian football fans clashed after Club Brugge’s game against Antwerp on Sunday. Fans from the Netherlands reportedly joined locals in the clashes after the game, which Club Brugge won 1-0 thanks to a first-half goal from Saulo Decarli.    Local […]

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NFL ‘suffering negative effects’ from protests – Dallas Cowboys owner

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says that the National Football League (NFL) is suffering serious damage due to the ongoing national anthem protests that have swept the league in recent months. “There is no question the league is suffering negative effects from these protests,” Jones told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram following the Cowboys’ 40-10 victory […]

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A sporting chance: Could pole dancing & poker be in the Olympics?

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 02:53 For the first time ever, pole dancing and poker have been provisionally recognized by an international sporting body, making them potential events for future Olympic Games. Both activities have been given “observer status” by The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), meaning they are both now provisionally regarded […]

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‘The new Triple G!’ – trainer Sanchez on Russian IBF world champion Gassiev

Revered boxing trainer Abel Sanchez has hailed his fighter, IBF cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev, as ‘the next Gennady Golovkin,’ ahead of his title defense this Saturday in New Jersey. Gassiev will take on Poland’s Krzysztof Włodarczyk at the Prudential Center in Newark in a quarter-final fight in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS), a tournament […]

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‘US pressuring IOC to bar Russia from Olympics’ – Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, confirmed on Friday that the Kremlin possesses information which indicates US efforts to exert pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in an attempt to ban Russia from the upcoming Winter Games in South Korea. Peskov was commenting on Vladimir Putin’s recent speech at his annual meeting […]

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Tennis star Venus Williams ‘ready to talk’ about fatal car crash

Published time: 20 Oct, 2017 16:28 Multiple Grand Slam holder Venus Williams has reportedly agreed to talk to the lawyers representing the family of Jerome Barson, a victim of a fatal car crash the prominent US tennis player was involved in. Read more “After months of avoiding our repeated requests for deposition and after requesting […]

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