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Soccer-Chechen leader Kadyrov sacks Grozny coach Cherchesov

May 26 2013

MOSCOW, May 26 Terek Grozny sacked coach Stanislav Cherchesov on Sunday after the Chechen club finished eighth in the 16-team Russian Premier League and missed out on a place in Europe.

Soccer-Dynamo Moscow miss spot in Europe as coach Petrescu sees red

May 26 2013

MOSCOW, May 26 Dynamo Moscow missed out on a place in Europe after being held to a 0-0 home draw by lowly Volga Nizhny Novgorod on the final day of the Russian league season on Sunday.

Anzhi beat Lokomotiv after deadly blasts

May 20 2013

MOSCOW Anzhi Makhachkala beat Lokomotiv Moscow 2-1 on Monday, hours after two car bombs killed at least three people and wounded dozens more in the Dagestan capital.

Wrestling makes drastic changes to please IOC

May 18 2013

MOSCOW Wrestling has introduced drastic changes designed to keep the ancient sport in the Olympic programme, the newly-elected president of the world governing body (FILA) said on Saturday.

Wrestling makes drastic changes to please IOC

May 18 2013

MOSCOW Wrestling has introduced drastic changes designed to keep the ancient sport in the Olympic programme, the newly-elected president of the world governing body (FILA) said on Saturday.

Olympics-Wrestling makes drastic changes to please IOC

May 18 2013

MOSCOW, May 18 Wrestling has introduced drastic changes designed to keep the ancient sport in the Olympic programme, the newly-elected president of the world governing body (FILA) said on Saturday.

NEWSMAKER-Soccer-Soft-spoken Slutsky finally sheds loser's tag

May 18 2013

MOSCOW, May 18 He has long been nicknamed as the 'Russian Mourinho' but until this week CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky appeared to have very little in common with the outspoken Portuguese known the world over as the 'Special One'.

CSKA Moscow seal Russian title with 0-0 draw

May 18 2013

MOSCOW CSKA Moscow sealed the Russian title with a game to spare following a scrappy 0-0 home draw with Kuban Krasnodar on Saturday.

Basketball-Russian bank to sponsor Europe-wide students league

May 01 2013

MOSCOW, May 1 Russian basketball officials, impressed by the college game's huge popularity in the United States, hope to imitate their former Cold War adversaries by creating a Europe-wide student league.

Pishchalnikova given 10-year doping ban

Apr 30 2013

MOSCOW Olympic discus silver medalist Darya Pishchalnikova has been given a 10-year doping ban after failing a drugs test for the second time, the Russian athletics federation (VFLA) said on Tuesday.

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