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Kafelnikov to play golf for Ukraine


September 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former tennis World No.1 Yevgeny Kafelnikov has snubbed his home country Russia to pursue his dream of Olympic golf with Ukraine, he said Wednesday.Since retiring ... Read more...

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Putin voices support to Russian Paralympic team


August 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday wished success to the Russian Paralympic team, which will leave for London to take part in the 2012 Paralympic Games."Your every ... Read more...

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Kerzhakov signs four-year extension at Zenit


August 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's forward Alexander Kerzhakov has signed a new four-year contract with Zenit St. Petersburg football club, the Russian champions said.The deal contains an option for ... Read more...

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Zenit kick off title defence with Amkar win


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A brace from Alexander Kerzhakov helped reigning Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg open their title defence with a 2-0 defeat of Amkar Perm Sunday.Kerzhakov, ... Read more...

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Capello seeks Russian assistant


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Incoming Russia football coach Fabio Capello is looking for a local assistant, the Russian FA's acting president said Sunday.Capello has agreed to take over the ... Read more...

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Russian adventure excites Cinquini


July 21st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello's incoming assistant coach in the Russian national team has spoken of his excitement about the new challenge.Oreste Cinquini is abandoning the post of ... Read more...

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Capello can’t rest on laurels: Bilyaletdinov


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello will have to prove himself if appointed Russia coach, former Everton midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov said Tuesday.Capello, a five-time Italian league and two-time Spanish ... Read more...

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Russia needs fresh blood, says Hiddink


July 13th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia coach Guus Hiddink believes the time has come for some of the national team's big names to step aside in favour of ... Read more...

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‘Capello is a tough coach’


July 8th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kazan (Russia), July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning defender Aldair has warned the Russian national team that Fabio Capello, a contender for the vacant manager's position, is ... Read more...

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Russian interior ministry confirms fans’ arrests


June 10th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian interior ministry Sunday confirmed the arrest of eight Russian football fans after brawls in two Polish cities hosting the Euro 2012 matches.Four ... Read more...

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Uruguay take second Place in FIFA rankings


June 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain maintained their top spot in the latest FIFA rankings published Wednesday while Uruguay leap-frogged Germany to take second place.Brazil and England moved up one ... Read more...

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Russia not in peak condition for Euros: Physio


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's players are not in the best possible physical condition ahead of Euro 2012, but their fitness is at a satisfactory level, team physiotherapist Robert ... Read more...

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Russian airline to send soccer fans free to Euro 2012


April 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russia's flagship Aeroflot airline and the Russian Football Union signed an agreement to send Russian soccer fans to Euro 2012 free of charge in June.According to ... Read more...

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Three Russian fencers held for drug dealing


April 5th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian fencer who won bronze at an international event in London recently has been arrested along with two teammates from the national team on ... Read more...

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USA Basketball heads to world championship semi-finals with victory over Russia


September 10th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Team USA Basketball on Thursday defeated the Russian national team to advance to the semi-finals of the world championship.The 2010 FIBA World Championship, held in Istanbul, Turkey, ... Read more...

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Hiddink ready to replace Benitez as Liverpool boss


January 16th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16(ANI): Former Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has said that he would accept the Liverpool job should the beleaguered club dispense with Rafa Benitez.Hiddink, who is currently managing the ... Read more...

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Hiddink’s Russia commitment problem for Abramovich


April 11th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Guss Hiddink might be the ideal football coach Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich has been looking for in the last six years. But the Dutchman will not ... Read more...

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Hiddink front-runner to see Chelsea through the season (Lead)


February 10th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Russia coach Guus Hiddink said that he was in talks with Chelsea to see the London club through as the manager until the end of the season but ... Read more...

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