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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Russia's two-time world champion Lebedev to snub Riothat Lebedev's decision not to compete at Rio showed he was a "real man," Russi
Russia's two-time world champion Lebedev to snub Rio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
that Lebedev's decision not to compete at Rio showed he was a "real man," Russia media reported. Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said that Lebedev's decision should be respected and that the country would strive to send its best wrestlers to... Read more
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New Kerala
Allegations against anti-doping lab false: Russian minister - newkerala.com #70378Moscow, May 31 : Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has dismissed as false st
Allegations against anti-doping lab false: Russian minister - newkerala.com #70378
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
Moscow, May 31 : Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has dismissed as false statements made earlier in the month by ex-head of Moscow anti-doping laboratory Grigory Rodchenkov on alleged doping abuse by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics... Read more
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New Kerala
Russian sports minister takes responsibility for doping scandals - newkerala.com #70337Moscow, May 31 : Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has taken full responsibi
Russian sports minister takes responsibility for doping scandals - newkerala.com #70337
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
Moscow, May 31 : Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has taken full responsibility for a recent chain of alleged doping scandals involving national athletes and has no intention of hiding in case they prove to be true. "I have never avoided taking... Read more
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New Kerala
Russia to bid for hosting Champions League final after 2020 - newkerala.com #69847Moscow, May 30 : Russia intends to host the Champions League final after 2020,
Russia to bid for hosting Champions League final after 2020 - newkerala.com #69847
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Moscow, May 30 : Russia intends to host the Champions League final after 2020, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, who heads the country's football union, has said. The ast time Russia hosted the Champions League final was in 2008 when Manchester United... Read more
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New Kerala
WADA experts say Moscow anti-doping lab is world's best: Mutko - newkerala.com #69660from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) say the Moscow anti-doping lab is the
WADA experts say Moscow anti-doping lab is world's best: Mutko - newkerala.com #69660
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) say the Moscow anti-doping lab is the best in the world, Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has said referring to the lab suspended by the agency in November. "Our attitude to attempts to politicise the... Read more
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ESPN
10 Russian medalists from 2008 dopedOlympic gold was stripped because of doping. All three were due to be eligible
10 Russian medalists from 2008 doped
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
Olympic gold was stripped because of doping. All three were due to be eligible to compete in Rio. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, however, suggested exceptions could be made. "Each breach of the rules is obviously different," he told... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spotboycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed te
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
boycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed technical defeats. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he was concerned about what happened in Yakutsk and said he would sit down with wrestlers to discuss what... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spotboycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed te
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
boycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed technical defeats. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he was concerned about what happened in Yakutsk and said he would sit down with wrestlers to discuss what... Read more
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Salon.com
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spotboycotted the competition in protest after Friday’s incident and were handed te
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
boycotted the competition in protest after Friday’s incident and were handed technical defeats. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he was concerned about what happened in Yakutsk and said he would sit down with wrestlers to discuss what... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spotboycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed te
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
boycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed technical defeats. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he was concerned about what happened in Yakutsk and said he would sit down with wrestlers to discuss what... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spotboycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed te
Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
boycotted the competition in protest after Friday's incident and were handed technical defeats. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he was concerned about what happened in Yakutsk and said he would sit down with wrestlers to discuss what... Read more
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New Kerala
Russia, Ukraine not to be separated in Euros' play-off stage - newkerala.com #68136the playoff stage of the 2016 Euros in France, should both win the group stage,
Russia, Ukraine not to be separated in Euros' play-off stage - newkerala.com #68136
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
the playoff stage of the 2016 Euros in France, should both win the group stage, has been ruled out, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, who heads the country's football union, has said. "Nobody will separate the teams. There will be no politics... Read more
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New Kerala
'Banning Russia from Rio Olympics to bring back dark days of 1980s' - newkerala.com #68118will return sports to the 1980s when national teams boycotted competitions for
'Banning Russia from Rio Olympics to bring back dark days of 1980s' - newkerala.com #68118
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
will return sports to the 1980s when national teams boycotted competitions for political reasons, Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has said. The Russian national team could be banned from the upcoming Olympic Games in Brazil August 5-21 amid... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Work stands idle at Russia's suspended anti-doping labadding that his former boss was viewed by his colleagues as a "strange guy." -
Work stands idle at Russia's suspended anti-doping lab
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
adding that his former boss was viewed by his colleagues as a "strange guy." - A 'fresh page' - Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko initially dismissed Rodchenkov's allegations as "absurd" but then pledged to assist WADA in its... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign driversa foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign drivers
Kingston Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
a foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of health. Later, her boss, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, said this healing process "could take two or three years - I just don't know." There was a hand-sketched... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign driversa foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign drivers
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
a foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of health. Later, her boss, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, said this healing process "could take two or three years - I just don't know." There was a hand-sketched... Read more
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Gazette
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign driversa foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign drivers
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
a foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of health. Later, her boss, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, said this healing process "could take two or three years - I just don't know." There was a hand-sketched... Read more
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guardian-series
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign driversa foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign drivers
guardian-series / Posted 6 days ago
a foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of health. Later, her boss, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, said this healing process "could take two or three years - I just don't know." There was a hand-sketched... Read more
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Harrow Times
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign driversa foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign drivers
Harrow Times / Posted 6 days ago
a foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of health. Later, her boss, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, said this healing process "could take two or three years - I just don't know." There was a hand-sketched... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign driversa foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of
Russians put a brave face on seeing their train in the hands of foreign drivers
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
a foreign boss might be the medicine Russia has to swallow for a clean bill of health. Later, her boss, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, said this healing process "could take two or three years - I just don't know." There was a hand-sketched... Read more
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International Business Times
Inside Russia's doping laboratory as state TV names 14 Beijing athletes who tested positive she said.Russian Anti-Doping Agency Director-General Anna AntseliovichSergei Ka
Inside Russia's doping laboratory as state TV names 14 Beijing athletes who tested positive
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
she said.Russian Anti-Doping Agency Director-General Anna AntseliovichSergei Karpukhin/Reuters Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said a law will be introduced in the near future, which will mean sportsmen who are found guilty of doping will... Read more
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dna
Russia's new legislation to decriminalise doping, says Sports Minister Vitaly Mutkowill mean individuals found guilty of doping are punished under the country's c
Russia's new legislation to decriminalise doping, says Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko
dna / Posted 6 days ago
will mean individuals found guilty of doping are punished under the country's criminal code, according to Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko. "We have taken the decision to introduce this special law to make doping, and those attempting to take... Read more
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The Courier Mail
14 Russians on list for ‘08 dopingstripped of his 2012 Olympic gold for doping. All three were due to be eligible
14 Russians on list for ‘08 doping
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
stripped of his 2012 Olympic gold for doping. All three were due to be eligible to compete in Rio. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, however, suggested exceptions could be made. “Each breach of the rules is obviously different,” he told... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
14 Russians on list for ‘08 dopingstripped of his 2012 Olympic gold for doping. All three were due to be eligible
14 Russians on list for ‘08 doping
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
stripped of his 2012 Olympic gold for doping. All three were due to be eligible to compete in Rio. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, however, suggested exceptions could be made. “Each breach of the rules is obviously different,” he told... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio OlympicsRussian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any sta
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio Olympics
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any state-sponsored cheating in Russia on his watch and blamed global sports bosses for some of his country's current problems. Speaking to journalists in Moscow, Mutko... Read more
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Gazette
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio OlympicsRussian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any sta
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio Olympics
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any state-sponsored cheating in Russia on his watch and blamed global sports bosses for some of his country's current problems. Speaking to journalists in Moscow, Mutko... Read more
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guardian-series
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio OlympicsRussian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any sta
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio Olympics
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any state-sponsored cheating in Russia on his watch and blamed global sports bosses for some of his country's current problems. Speaking to journalists in Moscow, Mutko... Read more
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Harrow Times
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio OlympicsRussian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any sta
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio Olympics
Harrow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any state-sponsored cheating in Russia on his watch and blamed global sports bosses for some of his country's current problems. Speaking to journalists in Moscow, Mutko... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio OlympicsRussian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any sta
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio Olympics
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 7 days ago
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any state-sponsored cheating in Russia on his watch and blamed global sports bosses for some of his country's current problems. Speaking to journalists in Moscow, Mutko... Read more
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The Star
Doping will be criminal offence in Russiawill mean individuals found guilty of doping are punished under the country's c
Doping will be criminal offence in Russia
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
will mean individuals found guilty of doping are punished under the country's criminal code, according to Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko. "We have taken the decision to introduce this special law to make doping, and those attempting to take... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio OlympicsRussian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any sta
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio Olympics
Kingston Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any state-sponsored cheating in Russia on his watch and blamed global sports bosses for some of his country's current problems. Speaking to journalists in Moscow, Mutko... Read more
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CTV News
14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping: state televisionstripped of his 2012 Olympic gold for doping. All three were due to be eligible
14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping: state television
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
stripped of his 2012 Olympic gold for doping. All three were due to be eligible to compete in Rio. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, however, suggested exceptions could be made. “Each breach of the rules is obviously different,” he told... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio OlympicsRussian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any sta
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko urges IAAF to lift ban for Rio Olympics
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko has strongly denied there has been any state-sponsored cheating in Russia on his watch and blamed global sports bosses for some of his country's current problems. Speaking to journalists in Moscow, Mutko... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Doping will be criminal offence in RussiaRussian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko gestures during an interview with Reuters
Doping will be criminal offence in Russia
Reuters Sports News / Posted 7 days ago
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko gestures during an interview with Reuters in Moscow, Russia, March 11, 2016. MOSCOW Russia is to bring in legislation that will mean individuals found guilty of doping are punished under the country's criminal... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Doping will be criminal offence in Russiawill mean individuals found guilty of doping are punished under the country's c
Doping will be criminal offence in Russia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
will mean individuals found guilty of doping are punished under the country's criminal code, according to Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko. "We have taken the decision to introduce this special law to make doping, and those attempting to take... Read more
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DW
Russia to bar athletes with past doping offences from Rio Olympics |to name and shame before further testing. "It's a sensitive topic, why someone
Russia to bar athletes with past doping offences from Rio Olympics |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
to name and shame before further testing. "It's a sensitive topic, why someone does this, I don't know," Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said of the leaked list, without denying its authenticity. "It's wrong to name names if a person could be found... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No stars but with in-form strikers Russia eye Euro knock-outsreached the semi-finals where they lost to Spain. Though a semi-final repeat m
No stars but with in-form strikers Russia eye Euro knock-outs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
reached the semi-finals where they lost to Spain. Though a semi-final repeat might be beyond them, Russian football chief Vitaly Mutko expects them to emerge from a Group B that includes England, Wales and Slovakia. Slutskiy largely benefits from... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Uncertainty reigns in Russian athletics ahead of Rio decisionSochi Games, with the close involvement of the sports ministry and the FSB secu
Uncertainty reigns in Russian athletics ahead of Rio decision
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
Sochi Games, with the close involvement of the sports ministry and the FSB security service -- allegations sports minister Vitaly Mutko dismissed as "absurd." The Russian athletics doping scandal was brought to light by whistleblowers, including... Read more
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Super Sport
Uncertainty reigns in Russian athleticsSochi Games, with the close involvement of the sports ministry and the FSB secu
Uncertainty reigns in Russian athletics
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
Sochi Games, with the close involvement of the sports ministry and the FSB security service – allegations sports minister Vitaly Mutko dismissed as "absurd." The Russian athletics doping scandal was brought to light by whistleblowers, including... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Pole vault champion to sue if Russia banned from Olympicstime. Many of them can be, how can you say, broken."Isinbayeva's comments came
Pole vault champion to sue if Russia banned from Olympics
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
time. Many of them can be, how can you say, broken."Isinbayeva's comments came as a key adviser to Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said that Russia's government supports making doping a criminal offense. Adviser Nataliya Zhelanova told... Read more
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Salon.com
Isinbayeva vows lawsuit if Russia barred from Olympic trackMany of them can be, how can you say, broken.” Isinbayeva’s comments came as a
Isinbayeva vows lawsuit if Russia barred from Olympic track
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
Many of them can be, how can you say, broken.” Isinbayeva’s comments came as a key adviser to Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said that Russia’s government supports making doping a criminal offense. Adviser Nataliya Zhelanova told... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Russia sees better than even chance of competing in Rioby substituting clean urine samples for tainted ones. That account has been de
Russia sees better than even chance of competing in Rio
Reuters Sports News / Posted 8 days ago
by substituting clean urine samples for tainted ones. That account has been described as absurd by Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko. "I am not a prophet and I can't say if the situation will change ahead of June 17 for better or for worse,"... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia sees better than even chance of competing in Rioby substituting clean urine samples for tainted ones. That account has been de
Russia sees better than even chance of competing in Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
by substituting clean urine samples for tainted ones. That account has been described as absurd by Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko. "I am not a prophet and I can't say if the situation will change ahead of June 17 for better or for worse,"... Read more
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The Star
Russia sees better than even chance of competing in Rioby substituting clean urine samples for tainted ones. That account has been de
Russia sees better than even chance of competing in Rio
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
by substituting clean urine samples for tainted ones. That account has been described as absurd by Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko. "I am not a prophet and I can't say if the situation will change ahead of June 17 for better or for worse,"... Read more
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Daily Mirror
England receive boost ahead of Euro 2016 opener against Russiapictures: England 2-1 Turkey "This is a big loss for us. It's sad because he w
England receive boost ahead of Euro 2016 opener against Russia
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
pictures: England 2-1 Turkey "This is a big loss for us. It's sad because he was in great form," RFU president Vitaly Mutko told the TASS news agency. "Dzagoev will be replaced by Torbinski. He's a great guy and a great player." The... Read more
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TSN
Schalke's Neustadter makes Russia's squadclear whether Neustadter had a Russian passport yet. "This issue is being solve
Schalke's Neustadter makes Russia's squad
TSN / Posted 10 days ago
clear whether Neustadter had a Russian passport yet. "This issue is being solved as we speak," Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, who is also head of the Russian Football Union, told the R-Sport news agency. Besides Neustadter,... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvioushypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvious
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
hypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe Russia namely,” Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said in an interview with the Russian news agency TASS. “There are enough violations of anti-doping rules round... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvioushypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvious
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
hypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe Russia namely,” Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said in an interview with the Russian news agency TASS. “There are enough violations of anti-doping rules round... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvioushypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvious
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 10 days ago
hypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe Russia namely,” Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said in an interview with the Russian news agency TASS. “There are enough violations of anti-doping rules round... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvioushypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe
Reid: Decision on lifting Russia’s track and field ban seems rather obvious
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 10 days ago
hypocrisy. “We are puzzled that the U.S. Justice (Department) decided to probe Russia namely,” Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said in an interview with the Russian news agency TASS. “There are enough violations of anti-doping rules round... Read more
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